Gardaí are appealing for witnesses over a serious assault on a woman in Co Louth.
It happened on Thursday evening at around 7.40pm on the Táin Walk - which connects the Newry Road and the Inner Relief Road in Dundalk.
A woman aged in her early 20s was seriously assaulted when she was going for a walk, and a man approached her from behind and assaulted her.
The man left the area on foot and made his was out of Táin Walk and headed north on to the Inner Relief Road (N52).
Gardaí are appealing for any person who witnessed the incident - or with any information - to contact them at Dundalk Garda station on 042-9388-400, or the Garda Confidential Line at 1800-666-111.
Officers are also seeking any drivers, or cyclists, with dash cam footage who were in the Newry Road or the Inner Relief Road at the Táin Bridge area at this time to check their footage and contact Dundalk Garda station.