It's alleged to have happened on December 9th

Gardai have released a picture of a man they want to speak to about an alleged sexual assault in Dublin.

A woman was allegedly sexually assaulted in a white taxi on Emmet Street in the early hours of Sunday morning December 9th.

She was brought from Serpentine Avenue through the city centre to Emmet Street in a white taxi.

Gardaí believe it was parked there between 2am to 3am.

The man is described as being between 27 to 35 years old.

He has short black hair and a beard.

The man had glasses, and was also wearing a short sleeved shirt.

Gardaí are also appealing to any persons who may have travelled in a white taxi in the early hours of Sunday morning to contact them at Irishtown Garda station 01 - 6669600, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.