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Witness Appeal: Attempted Abduction of Female, 60s, Blackhorse Avenue, Dublin 7 6th January 2020

Gardaí in Cabra are investigating the assault and attempted abduction of a female in the Martin’s Grove/Blackhorse Avenue area of Dublin 7 which occurred on Monday, 6th January 2020 at approximately 7.30am. The female, aged in her 60s, was approached by a male who attempted to force her into the boot of a car.

The female managed to flee the scene and the car drove away via Blackhorse Avenue towards Dublin city centre. The car, described as a silver family saloon, may have turned left and driven onto the Navan Road.

It is believed the suspect was wearing a white t-shirt and dark trousers.

Gardaí wish to speak to any person who was in the vicinity of Blackhorse Avenue on 6th January 2020 between 6am and 8am, or anyone who may have information about this incident.

Gardaí are appealing to road users that were driving in the Blackhorse Avenue area, who may have camera footage.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Blanchardstown Garda Station on 01 666 7000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.