Monday 5 December 2016

Gardai arrest teen (19) in connection to assault that has left man in critical condition

Published 11/09/2015 | 17:34

A technical and forensic examination of the scene has been carried out. 
A technical and forensic examination of the scene has been carried out. 

Gardai investigating an assault which has left a man in a critical condition have this evening arrested a 19-year-old man.

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He is currently detained at Monaghan Garda Station.

Earlier today, gardai appealed for information following the assault which has left the victim in a critical condition.

Gardaí discovered victim, who is in his 20s, on the roadway in an unconscious state with injuries to his head at Woodview, Killygowan, Monaghan.

He was taken by ambulance to Cavan General Hospital and later transferred to Beaumont Hospital. 

A technical and forensic examination of the scene has been carried out. 

No arrests have been made to date.

Gardaí are appealing for any person who may have witnessed this incident or who may have any information surrounding the incident, to contact the incident room at Monaghan Garda Station on 047 77200 or the Garda Confidential Line at 1800 666 111.

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