The incident occurred on Sunday morning.
The unborn baby of a woman who was brutally attacked on Dublin’s Dame Street died following the assault.
The woman, in her 30s, was attacked by a man believed to be known to her between 4 and 5am on Sunday, April 25.
She was taken to hospital with serious injuries where the baby later died.
The Independent reports that Gardaí have since identified a main suspect in the attack. He has not yet been arrested.
It is believed that the woman was in her third trimester when the assault occurred. The investigation is ongoing.