The alleged assault took place last night.

Witness appeal after alleged assault

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following an alleged assault that occurred in Island Wood, Newmarket, yesterday evening.

At approximately 7.10pm on Thursday evening, a woman in her 30s was assaulted by a man while walking on the Island Wood forest trails. The woman did not require medical attention following the incident.

Gardaí in Mallow are appealing for witnesses to this incident.

Any road users who were travelling in the vicinity of Island Wood on the outskirts of Newmarket, and surrounding areas yesterday evening between 4pm and 10pm and who may have camera footage (including dash cam and action cameras) is asked to make this available to gardaí.

Any person who was walking, cycling, running or visiting the Island Wood walking trails yesterday evening and who may have noticed any unusual activity, is asked to contact investigating gardaí.

Anyone with information which may assist gardaí in their investigation is asked to contact Mallow Garda Station on 022-31450, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666111, or any garda station.