Tuesday 20 February 2018

Woman arrested as girl (3) rushed to hospital following 'suspected assault'

Gardai at the scene of an incident in Shankill.
Photo: Tony Gavin
Gardai at the scene of an incident in Shankill. Photo: Tony Gavin
Catherine Devine

Catherine Devine

A woman (40s) has been arrested after a three-year-old girl was rushed to hospital this afternoon.

Gardai are investigating the suspected assault which occurred at a house in Shankill, shortly after 4pm this evening.

The young girl was brought to Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Crumlin where her injuries are unknown.

A woman in her 40s was arrested at the scene and is currently detained under section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at a south Dublin Garda Station.

Gardaí are at the scene and enquiries are ongoing.

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