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Irish Mirror
Irish Mirror
Laura Lyne, Reporter & Clare McCarthy

Gardaí eager to speak to taxi driver amid 'misinformation' over alleged assault on woman in Finglas

Gardaí are looking to speak to a taxi driver for information regarding an alleged assault of a woman in Finglas last Friday morning.

The incident has been circulating on social media with unverified claims being made and Gardaí have said they are looking to speak to a driver who took a fare on January 27.

Two passengers were driven from a location in Dublin’s south inner city and taken to Cappagh Road in Finglas, Dublin 11 after being picked up at around 1.30am, Dublin Live reports.

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The passengers in the vehicle are described as being a white woman, aged in her 20s, and a white man, also aged in his 20s.

The woman had blonde hair and was wearing high boots, a pink blazer and a black jacket. The man was of average height and build and was wearing a red top with blue jeans.

A Garda spokesperson said: "An Garda Siochana is aware of a significant volume of misinformation and disinformation in circulation with regards to this ongoing investigation.

"For clarity, Gardaí are following a definite line of enquiry and are not looking for anyone else at this time.

"The taxi driver or anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to come forward and contact Finglas Garda Station on 01 6667500, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station. No arrests have been made. Investigations are ongoing."


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