Gardai in Galway have confirmed they are investigating an incident on Quay street in the city on Saturday night.
A video has been circulating on social media appears to show two men, one of whom is armed with what appears to be a machete, chasing a third man down the street.
At one point the man seems to be trapped but he sprints away, quickly followed but the other men.
A garda statement on the matter read: Gardaí in Galway are investigating an assault which occurred on Quay Street, Galway on the morning of Sunday October 24, 2021. The incident occurred shortly after midnight, with a male in his late teens sustaining non-life threatening injury.
"Anyone with information is asked to contact Gardaí in Galway on 091538000.”