Thursday 23 November 2017

One arrested as man (37) in 'serious condition' after being assaulted

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Catherine Devine

Catherine Devine

Gardai are appealing for witnesses after a man was seriously injured in an assault in Co Kildare.

The attack occurred on Duke Street, Athy on Sunday evening at approximately 8.30pm.

A man (37) was seriously injured and was removed to Naas Hospital where his condition is described as serious. He has since been transferred to Beaumont Hospital.

A man (30) was arrested close to the scene and is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at Newbridge Garda Station.

Investigating Gardaí are appealing for witnesses who may have been on Duke Street, Athy between 8.30pm or any motorists who may have 'Dash Cam' footage from their vehicles, to contact them in Athy Garda Station on 059 - 8634210, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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