A woman in her 30s was assaulted in Swords at approximately 6:45 this morning.
According to Independent.ie, the incident happened on the R132 near Seatown Road as the woman was on her way to work.
Gardaí have said that her attacker wore a grey hoodie and that they have no further description as this time.
The woman got away with the help of a cyclist who was passing at the time, and she suffered minor injuries.
Anyone who was in the area this morning should contact Swords Garda Station on 01 6664700 with any information.