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Serious Assault, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin on 15/1/21

Gardaí at Balbriggan Garda Station are investigating an Assault Causing Harm that took place at Balbriggan Football Club grounds on Bath Road on 15 January 2021.  

On the date in question at approximately 6pm, the victim went out walking from her home.  She went to the locality of Balbriggan Football Club towards the Astro Turf football pitch.  She then went under a tunnel around Bremore Castle and back down by Balbriggan Football Club in the direction of the beach. 

At one stage the victim passed a number of teenagers described as being in their late teens.  She was wearing ear phones at the time and didn’t hear any noises behind her. 

At approximately 6.10pm, the victim was hit on the top of her head by possibly a fist and pushed to the ground. 

The victim was kicked and punched and her clothing on her right thigh was cut resulting in her leg being wounded. There were three male suspects involved, who left the scene in the direction of Bremore Castle.  

Description of Suspects 

Suspect 1         -     Black, male in his late teens, approximately 5'1"0 in height.

  • - Dark Grey Tracksuit bottoms and black jacket.
  • - Face covering.
  • - This male was carrying a knife with a black handle. This blade is described as 5 inches in length and an inch in width that came to a point. 

Suspect 2         -     Male in his late teens, approximately 5'10" in height, slim build.

  • - North Face Black Jacket, all black clothing. 

Suspect 3         -     Male in his late teens, approximately 5'10" in height.

  • - Wearing all black clothing.
  • - Wearing White Air Force One runners.

Garda Appeal: 

  • Where you in the area and did you see these individuals coming to or from the scene?
  • Do you have any information that may assist the investigation?
  • Were you driving in the area and do you have Dash cam footage
  • Direct appeal to the males sought in connection with the assault to come forward. 

Balbriggan Garda Station investigating Tel: (01) 8010510