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Monday 21 April 2014

Man airlifted to hospital with serious head injuries following assault

Gardai are investigating
Gardai are investigating

A MAN is in a serious condition in hospital this evening following an assault in Birr, Co Offaly this afternoon.

The victim in his 50’s received serious head injuries as a result of the assault, which took place on Main Street in the town..

He was air lifted to Beaumont Hospital in Dublin where his condition is described as serious.

A 17-year-old man was arrested in connection with this incident and is currently detained at Birr Garda Station.

Investigating Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact Birr Garda Station on  057-9169710, the Garda Confidential Line 1-800-666-111 or any Garda Station.

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