Girl Seriously Assaulted By 'Spotty' Teen

A teenager has seriously assaulted a young girl in County West Meath.

Gardai in the Mullingar area of the county revealed today they are investigating a "serious assault" on a young female which occurred in the Ashe Road area of Mullingar on Sunday at approximately 3pm.

Gardaí said the assault took place in an open area where a number of children were playing. The culprit is described as being in his late teens or early twenties.

He was wearing a grey tracksuit with a hooded top and wearing black runners. A Gardaí spokesman described the teenager as being of average height and as having a "freckled or spotty face".

The spokesman added that Gardaí wished to appeal to anyone who may have been in the Ashe Road area and who may have seen the youth or to any person who can assist Gardaí to contact them at Mullingar Garda Station at 044 9384000, the Garda Confidential Line 1-800-666-111 or any Garda Station.


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