This is the horrifying moment a young woman was repeatedly stabbed by a knifeman as he tried to steal her handbag.
The brutal attack occurred outside an apartment block in Dublin, Ireland, on Friday night.
CCTV footage shows the woman in her 30s walking towards the complex with a man following closely behind her as she turns the corner.
The woman was taken to Tallaght Hospital and treated for stab wounds on her hands and legs. Her injuries are not thought to be life threatening.
The victim, who wishes to remain anonymous, later took to Facebook to warn other women, reported the Sun.
She wrote: 'Last night I was attacked in front of main gate - Millpark apartments on Old Nangor Road around 10pm.
'The attacker was a young man (16-20 yrs old) skinny body, pale skin, ginger hair.
'He was wearing a khaki green hoodie, joggers and sneakers.