Two men arrested over serious Roscommon assault

A 20-year-old man suffered apparent stab wounds on August 30th

Two men arrested over serious Roscommon assault

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Gardaí investigating a serious assault in Roscommon have arrested two men.

A 20-year-old man was assaulted in the town on August 30th.

He suffered apparent stab wounds during the incident and was taken by ambulance to Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe.

A man aged in his 40s was arrested in Ballinasloe on Tuesday morning, while a second man, also in his 40s, was arrested on Wednesday morning in Athlone.

Both men are currently detained for questioning under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act at Roscommon garda station.

Gardaí say the injured man is continuing to recover from his injuries.

Investigating officers are continuing to appeal for information.

They are particularly appealing to anyone who was in the Castle Street area between to 10.30pm and 11.30pm on the night in question to come forward.

Anyone with information is asked to contact gardaí at Roscommon Town on 090-6638-300, the Garda Confidential Line at 1800-666-111 or any garda station.