Security man 'beaten around the head' this morning in Newbridge


Paula Campbell


Paula Campbell


Security man 'beaten around the head' in Newbridge

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Kildare gardai have arrested a man in connection with an assault of a security man in Newbridge at the Eyre Powell Direct Provision centre this morning at 10am.

According to gardai the security man was assaulted by one of the residents, including being ‘beaten around the head’. He was taken to Naas General Hospital.

The suspect, a male in his thirties, was arrested and is detained at Naas Garda station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

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