Gardaí investigating alleged attack on girl (5) by young boys in North East

Tia Clarke


Tia Clarke


An Garda Síochána provides advice to Victims of Coercive Control

Gardaí are investigating an alleged attack on a five-year-old girl by three young boys in the North East of the country. 

An allegation that the girl (5) went with the three boys (aged between seven and ten) to a shed in an abandoned house and was subsequently attacked there, was made two weeks ago. 

Gardaí are investigating allegations that the girl was struck a number of times with a stick before she escaped. 

The child did not sustain serious injuries but was said to have been "traumatised" by the attack. 

The incident is currently being investigated by a garda team and detectives are currently waiting to conduct interviews with all of the four children involved.