Gardai investigate alleged sexual assault

Gardai are investigating an alleged sexual assault of a young woman in Tralee yesterday evening. The alleged incident took place in Dromtacker, near Forge Cross on the main Tralee-Listowel road. The woman in her twenties was walking along the footpath at 5 o’clock yesterday evening. It’s alleged a man who had been cycling a black mountain bike, approached the woman and carried out a sexual assault. He fled the scene after the woman screamed for help. The man’s being described as being aged between 18 and 22, and was wearing a white sleeveless t-shirt, navy shorts and runners. According to the woman, he left the scene on his bike in the direction of Tralee. Gardai in Tralee are now looking for people who witnessed anything suspicious in dromtacker yesterday evening to come forward and help them with their investigation.