Man arrested in connection with Longford assault leaving victim in critical condition

The incident took place in the early hours of Saturday in Ballymahon.
Man arrested in connection with Longford assault leaving victim in critical condition

Muireann Duffy

Updated: 5.45pm

A man has been arrested in connection with an assault in Co Longford.

The incident took place during the early hours of Saturday morning on Main Street, Ballymahon.

A man, aged in his late teens, suffered serious head injuries shortly after 3.20am, Gardaí said. He was taken by ambulance to Mullingar Hospital where he remains in critical condition.

A man (19) was arrested on Saturday afternoon in connection with the incident and is currently being held at Longford Garda station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

Gardaí earlier asked that anyone who was in the Main Street area between 2am-4am on November 13th to contact Longford Garda station on 043-335 0570, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666 111, or any Garda station.

An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the assault is ongoing.

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