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Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following an alleged assault that occurred in Island Wood, Newmarket, County Cork on Thursday evening, 6th June 2024.

At approximately 7.10pm on Thursday evening, a woman (aged in her 30s) was assaulted by a man while walking on the Island Wood forest trails. The woman did not require medical attention following the incident.

Gardaí in Mallow are appealing for witnesses to this incident.

Any road users who were travelling in the vicinity of Island Wood on the outskirts of Newmarket, and surrounding areas yesterday evening between 4.00pm and 10.00pm and who may have camera footage (including dash cam and action cameras) is asked to make this available to Gardaí.

Any person who was walking, cycling, running or visiting the Island Wood walking trails yesterday evening and who may have noticed any unusual activity, is asked to contact investigating Gardaí.

Anyone with information which may assist Gardaí in their investigation is asked to contact Mallow Garda Station on 022 31450, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.