A man in his 30s has been arrested in connection with an attempted abduction in north Dublin.
Firstly it happened in the Martin's Grove/Blackhorse Avenue area of Cabra at about 7.30 yesterday morning.
A woman in her 60s was approached by a man who tried to force her into the boot of a car.
But she managed to flee the scene and the suspect drove away towards Dublin city.
Gardaí have arrested a male (30) in relation to the assault and attempted abduction of a female yesterday in Dublin 7. A sequence of information-gathering checkpoints were carried out this morning at the location of the incident. For more information https://t.co/jzKbXE2xvu pic.twitter.com/vNzpf3hXSl
— Garda Info (@gardainfo) January 7, 2020
The car drove away via Blackhorse Avenue, and may have turned left and driven onto the Navan Road.
It is also believed the suspect was wearing a white t-shirt and dark trousers.
Gardaí are also appealing to speak with witnesses.
They also want anyone with dash-cam footage of what happened to hand it in.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Blanchardstown Garda Station on 01 666 7000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.