Friday 24 November 2017

Woman in serious condition after assault in her home

A woman suffered serious head injuries in an assault in Dublin.

The 28-year-old victim was attacked at a house on Ruben Walk, Rialto, in the early hours of yesterday morning.

She was rushed to St James's Hospital and transferred to Beaumont Hospital, where she remains in a serious condition.

A 26-year-old man, believed to be her boyfriend, was arrested yesterday evening by investigating Gardai.

He is being questioned in Kevin Street garda station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

A Garda spokesman said the scene was preserved for a technical examination.

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