Gardaí investigating 'serious assault' involving up to ten people

Witnesses are urged to contact gardaí

Justin Kelly


Justin Kelly

Gardai have launched an appeal to the public for information after a serious assault in Belmont, Co. Offaly.

Gardai were called to the scene of an altercation involving up to ten people at a pub in Belmont in the early hours of Saturday, January 27 of this year.

Gardai said that the altercation spilled out onto the street and that they are now investigating "a serious assault" that occurred during the incident.

Witnesses or those with information about this incident are urged to contact gardaí in Cloghan on (090) 645 7102 or Birr on (057) 916 9710.

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