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Gardai appeal for witnesses following serious assault of young woman in town on Laois border

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Gardai are appealing for witnesses after a woman was seriously assaulted in Monasterevin recently.

The incident happened in an area known as Moore Abbey Wood on Sunday July 17.

This is located on the Kildangan Road and a woman, aged in her 20s, sustained serious injuries following an attack.

She was taken to hospital for treatment where her injuries are described as ‘non-life threatening’.

Gardai are appealing for anyone who was in the area between 1pm and 5.20pm to contact them.

They would also like to speak to the two women who are believed to have aided the victim.

They said: “Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to a serious assault which occurred in Monasterevin, Co Kildare, on Sunday July 17.

“A woman in her 20s received serious but non-life threatening injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment.

“The incident occurred in an area known as Moore Abbey Wood on the Kildangan Road, in Monasterevin.

“Gardaí are asking anyone who was in the Monasterevin area on Sunday 17th between 1pm and 5.20pm and who may have footage (including dashcam) to make that footage available to them.

“Gardaí would particularly like to speak with two women who assisted the injured party.

“Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to contact Kildare Garda Station on 045 527 730, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.”

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