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 .
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.