Young woman injured in St. Patrick's Day attack in Donegal 3 months ago

Young woman injured in St. Patrick's Day attack in Donegal

She was walking home from town when a man attacked her.

Gardaí have revealed a young woman was injured in a random attack in Donegal.

The woman, believed to be in her 20s, was attacked on St. Patrick's Day.

The incident took place in a housing estate in Letterkenny in the early hours of the morning.

Gardaí confirmed the woman was attacked between 3 am and 4. 10 am on March 17th.

It is believed she was walking back from the town when a man targeted her.

She is being treated for her injuries, but they're not believed to be life-threatening.

Witnesses are being urged to come forward after the horrifying attack.

Garda investigations are ongoing and they have asked anyone with information to come forward immediately.

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The victim was able to get a good look at her attacker.

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She said he is a man aged in his late 20s or early 30s. She also described him as being 5ft 7/ 5ft 8 in height.

The attacker had a shaved head and a beard. She also said he was wearing a red Gilet jacket.

A Garda spokesperson said anyone with relevant information can contact them on 074 9167100.

A spokesperson stated, "Gardaí are investigating an assault on a woman in her 20s that occurred between the hours of 3 am and 4:10 am on the morning of Thursday, 17th March 2022, in the Beechwood Park area of Letterkenny, County Donegal.

“The woman received non-life threatening injuries during the course of this assault.

They added, "No arrests have been made at this time. Investigations are ongoing."