Tralee Gardaí are investigating an alleged incident involving a third level student. The incident, which is not being treated as an alleged abduction is said to have occurred in the town on Monday evening. The Institute of Technology Tralee says it has been made aware of an alleged incident involving a student. In the interest of student welfare and safety management has, it liaised with both the student involved and the Gardaí. The Institute says it has been advised by Gardaí that an incident is being investigated but it is NOT being treated as an attempted abduction. A statement from IT Tralee says student safety is of paramount importance to the Institute and it reminds students to be vigilant regarding their safety at all times.