Gardaí are looking for two people believed to have been involved in an attack and car theft in Dublin yesterday.

A woman in her 50s is in a serious but stable condition in hospital following the incident.

She was assaulted as she was driving into an apartment complex on Serpentine Avenue in Ballsbridge at around 2pm.

She was forced out of her car, which was then driven away.

Gardaí found the woman's grey Ford Focus in the Kevin Street area this morning.

They are carrying out a forensic examination of the vehicle.

CCTV footage is also being examined and detectives are conducting house-to-house inquiries in the Ballsbridge area.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Irishtown Garda Station on 01-6669600.