UPDATE: Three men arrested in connection with serious Rathangan assault released

File being prepared for DPP

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Gardaí have confirmed that three men in their 20's have been released without charge in connection with a serious assault in Rathangan last year.

The three men were arrested yesterday morning (March 29) and questioned at Kildare, Leixlip and Naas Garda Stations.

A file is currently being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

The alleged assault took place in the early hours of Wednesday, December 27 2017.

It is understood the young man was getting into a taxi on Main Street in the town at approximately 1.30am when he was allegedly punched. He suffered head injuries, but has made a full recovery.