Gardai in Cork have issued an apepal after a woman was assaulted and mugged in Bandon.
It happened at around 3am yesterday morning on Castle Road.
The woman was approached by a man who stole her handbag, knocked her to the ground and assaulted her.
Three men who were in the area at the time came to the woman's assistance.
The woman didn't require medical attention.
The suspect is described as being 6ft tall and was wearing black clothing with a PUMA jumper.
No arrests have yet been made.