A man has been arrested in connection with a serious assault on a woman in her 20s in Monasterevin, Co Kildare last Sunday.

The man, who is in his 20s, is currently being detained at Kildare Garda Station, while investigations into the incident are ongoing.

Gardaí are continuing to appeal to anyone who was in the Monasterevin area on Sunday 17 July between 1pm and 5.20pm and who may have video footage of the incident.

They would particularly like to speak with two women who assisted the injured woman.

Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to contact Kildare Garda Station on 045 527 730.