A serious assault and robbery is alleged to have taken place last night on the northside of the city.
Gardaí in Mayfield are investigating after the victim, a woman in her 40s, reported the matter.
The incident occurred shortly before 10pm near a pedestrian bridge on the North Ring Road in Cork City.
The woman received medical attention for injuries, which are not thought to be life threatening.
The scene is preserved for forensic examination and enquiries are ongoing.
No arrests have yet been made and investigating Gardaí are appealing for witnesses.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Mayfield Garda Station 021-4558510 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.