At around 5.15pm on Friday 9 July 2021, the victims, a husband and his wife were walking together on Harborne Street in Glendalough. A man unknown to the victims walked past them in the opposite direction and suddenly turned around and ran back towards the victims. The man started punching the husband and when his wife tried to intervene he punched his wife and pushed her to the ground. When passing motorists intervened the man ran off in the direction of a nearby train station.

Both victims were conveyed to hospital by ambulance for treatment to their injuries.

Police have released a CCTV image of a man who they believe may be able to assist them with their investigation.

The man is described as: light skinned, medium build between 25 to 35 years of age. He was wearing an ‘Eagles’ jumper, beige cargo pants with white joggers and a black baseball cap.

If you have any information about the identity of this man or details of this offence please contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at You can remain anonymous if you wish and rewards are available once charges are laid.   Please quote Reference Number 10204.

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