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Appeal for witnesses after sexual assault in Tallaght

The incident happened in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Cookstown Road in Tallaght
Cookstown Road in Tallaght
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AN APPEAL HAS been issued for witnesses following a sexual assault in Tallaght in south Dublin over the weekend.

The sexual assault happened in the early hours of Sunday morning with the injured woman currently receiving treatment in Tallaght Hospital.

The woman was assaulted as she was walking along Cookstown Road in Tallaght between 4.30am and 5.30am on Sunday morning.

Anyone who was in the vicinity of Cookstown Road between the hours of 3am and 7am on Sunday morning and noticed any unusual or suspicious activity has been asked to contact gardaí in Tallaght.

Gardaí believe people may have been driving or walking in the area as they made their way home from a night out on Saturday.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Gardaí in Tallaght on 01 666 6000, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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Hugh O'Connell

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