Man in serious condition after assault in Co Kildare

A man has been arrested in connection with the investigation

Man in serious condition after assault in Co Kildare

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A man has been arrested in connection with a serious assault in Athy, Co Kildare last night.

A 37-year-old man was attacked on Duke Street at around 8.30pm.

He has since been transferred to Beaumont Hospital, where his condition is described as serious.

A 30-year-old man was arrested close to the scene in connection with the incident.

He is being held at Newbridge Garda Station.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses who may have been on Duke Street at around 8.30pm, or any motorists who may have 'dash cam' footage from their vehicles.

They are being asked to contact Athy Garda Station on 059-863-4210, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111 or any Garda station.