Gardaí in West Cork investigate report of sexual assault

Woman treated in hospital after alleged incident in Skibbereen

Gardaí in West Cork have begun an investigation after receiving a report that a woman was sexually assaulted in a laneway in Skibbereen in the early hours of Saturday morning .

Gardaí in West Cork have begun an investigation after receiving a report that a woman was sexually assaulted in a laneway in Skibbereen in the early hours of Saturday morning .

Sun, Dec 29, 2013, 11:25

Gardaí in West Cork have begun an investigation after receiving a report that a woman was sexually assaulted in a laneway in Skibbereen in the early hours of Saturday morning .

The incident allegedly took place between 1.30am and 2.30am behind Ninety Eight Street.

Officers cordoned off the area and a garda technical team carried out a forensic examination of the area. Door to door inquiries were also carried out.

Gardaí have yet to take a formal statement from the woman who was treated and examined in hospital and was said to be deeply traumatised following the reported incident.