Gardaí have cordoned off an alleyway at Brian Boru Street investigating the alleged sexual assault of a woman.
The alleyway links Brian Boru Street to Lower Glanmire Road.
"Gardaí are investigating an alleged sexual assault of a female that is reported to have occurred in the Brian Boru Street area of Cork in the early hours of 15/8/19," gardai said.
"A scene is currently preserved for a technical examination. Investigations are ongoing."