Man seriously injured in Athy assault

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Man seriously injured in Athy assault

Gardaí are investigating the incident

Gardaí in Athy are investigating a serious assault that occurred on Duke Street, Athy on Sunday evening, July 30 at approximately 8.30pm. 

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

A 30-year old man 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.