Gardaí in Blackrock are investigating a serious acid attack on a young female resulting in injuries to the victims face and hands.
The assault occurred shortly after 10pm on Friday 1st of December 2017 in the vicinity of a path between Merrion Woods to Seamount Apartments in the Blackrock area of Dublin.
During the attack it is believed a caustic substance was used, resulting in injuries to the injured parties face and hands.
Gardaí are appealing to walkers, taxi drivers, delivery drivers or anyone who was in the vicinity of the following areas of Rosemount Terrace, Fosterbrook, Merrion Woods and Seamount Apartments between 9.30pm and 10.30pm last Friday who may have observed anything suspicious and may have information or relevance dash camera footage.
Gardaí are particularly interested in a lone male wearing dark clothing who was in the area at the time. Members of the public can contact Blackrock Garda Station on 01-6665200, the Garda confidential line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.