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Teenage boy seriously injured after alleged assault in Co Louth

A man has been arrested after a teenager was seriously injured following an alleged assault in Co...
Marita Moloney
Marita Moloney

17.07 25 Jan 2020


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Teenage boy seriously injured...

Teenage boy seriously injured after alleged assault in Co Louth

Marita Moloney
Marita Moloney

17.07 25 Jan 2020


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A man has been arrested after a teenager was seriously injured following an alleged assault in Co Louth today.

Three men entered a house in the Castleross Estate Dundalk armed with what is understood to be a samurai sword at around 2.10pm this afternoon.

A young man, whose age is not yet known, was allegedly assaulted during what Gardaí believe was a row between the youths.

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He sustained serious injuries and was taken by ambulance to Our Lady of Lourdes hospital in Drogheda.

His condition is currently described as stable.

A man has been arrested in connection with the incident and is currently detained at Dundalk Garda Station.

A Garda spokesperson said no weapons have been recovered as yet and that investigations are ongoing.

Main image: File photo of Garda Station. Picture by: Sam Boal/RollingNews.ie

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