Gardai appeal for witnesses after teenage girl viciously sexually attacked in Tralee after Rose of Tralee contest – TheLiberal.ie – Our News, Your Views

Gardai appeal for witnesses after teenage girl viciously sexually attacked in Tralee after Rose of Tralee contest




Gardai are investigating a serious sexual assault on a teenage girl in Tralee after the Rose of Tralee on Tuesday night.

An area of Tralee Town Park was cordoned off shortly after noon on Wednesday as GardaĂ­ launched an investigation into an attack in which the victim is believed to be a 17-yr-old girl.

The attack happened on Tuesday night/Wednesday morning as the Rose of Tralee festival was drawing to a close, with hundreds of people gathering for various street entertainment events.

According to initial reports, the teen was confronted and assaulted on his way to her home.

Gardai are appealing for witnesses who may have been in the area at the time but have no released a description of the alleged attacker.

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