A woman assaulted in Dublin yesterday remains in a serious but stable condition in St Vincent's Hospital, according to gardaí.

The 25-year-old woman, who is Irish and of Malaysian descent, was found near the baths at Queens Road, Dún Laoghaire at around 3.20pm.

It is believed that the victim, who suffered injuries to her neck and arm, may have been stabbed.

She was brought out of an induced coma today but remains in a serious condition. 

Gardaí have made an appeal for a man who was seen on CCTV footage with the woman before the incident to come forward.

He is described as being Irish and aged in his late teens/early 20s. Gardaí also say that he may have been carrying a rucksack and was wearing dark clothing.

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Searches of the scene continued today, but no weapon was found. 

The scene was closed off but has reopened. 

Anyone with information is asked contact Dún Laoghaire Garda Station on 01-666 5000.