Three men arrested following serious assault in Rathangan where a young male was allegedly punched

The alleged assault took place in December 2017

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Three men arrested following serious assault where a young male was allegedly punched in Rathangan

Gardaí in Kildare have confirmed that three men in their early 20’s have been arrested this morning in connection with a serious alleged assault in Rathangan.

The 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.

Gardaí say there was an extensive investigation into the incident.

The three men are currently being questioned at Kildare, Naas and Leixlip Garda Stations.