Gardaí are appealing to the public for information following a serious assault on a young woman in Blackrock on Friday night.
Shortly after 10pm a woman was attacked in the vicinity of a path between Merrion Woods to Seamount Apartments, Blackrock.
During the attack it is believed a caustic substance was used, resulting in injuries to the woman's face and hands.
Gardaí are appealing to walkers, taxi drivers, delivery drivers or any persons who were in the vicinity of the following areas - Rosemount Terrace, Fosterbrook, Merrion Woods and Seamount Apartments between 9.30pm and 10.30pm last Friday who may have observed anything suspicious and may have information or relevant dash camera footage.
Gardaí say they are particularly interested in a lone male, heavy set wearing dark clothing who was in the area at the time.