Gardai in Limerick City have launched a major investigation after a young woman aged in her 20s was the victim of an alleged sexual assault in the city last month.
According to The Limerick Leader newspaper, the young woman was subjected to the horrific attack on April 17th, when a man who was purposely wearing latex gloves knocked her to the ground and assaulted her.
The paper states that the alleged attack occurred at approximately 3am on Tuesday April 17th, near Moyola Terrace, Ennis Road, which is located on the Northside of the city.
It is reported that Gardai investigating the incident have issued a detailed description of the attacker to a number of Garda stations across the country.
They are also currently in liaison with Europol in regards to the incident.