Saturday 16 December 2017

Garda appeal after assault on teen

FOUR youths are being sought by gardai after a sexual assault on a 16-year-old girl in Athlone. The girl was attacked at the corner of the Monksland housing estate on the old Tuam Road.

Last night the victim was recovering from the traumatic ordeal as gardai issued an appeal for help from people in the area.

Officers believe a number of people were jogging in the area when the assault took place, between 7pm and 8pm on Tuesday, November 15.

Gardai believe four youths may have been present and appealed to anybody who was in the area at the time to contact them at Athlone station, tel 090 6498550, or on the confidential line, 1800 666111.

Irish Independent

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