Gardaí investigate alleged assault on teenage girl

Ballinacurra Road

GARDAÍ  have begun enquires after an alleged vicious assault on a teenage girl in Limerick City.

The 16-year old girl was walking along Ballinacurra Road around 9.30pm last Thursday when she was approached by a group of four females and a male.

The group allegedly surrounded the girl and punched, kicked and scraped her, pulling lumps of hair from her head.

The girl was also allegedly struck with a crutch during the attack.

“Gardaí are investigating an alleged incident of assault that occurred on the Ballinacurra Road, Limerick on Thursday, August 25,” a Garda spokesman confirmed.

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“A female teenage youth was injured during the incident. Enquiries are ongoing at this time,” he added.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Roxboro Road Garda Station on 061-214340.