Man in hospital with head injuries after Edenderry assault; one arrested

Gardai seek witnesses

Edenderry assault leaves man in hospital with head injuries; one arrested

Gardai are investigating

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following an assault incident in Edenderry, Co Offaly this evening, May 13, which has left a man in hospital with head injuries.

Shortly after 6.15pm, gardaí and emergency services attended at the scene of an incident on Francis Street, Edenderry, where a man in his 30s was discovered with serious head injuries.

He was taken by ambulance to the Midland Regional Hospital in Tullamore where his condition is currently understood to be stable.

A man in his 20s was arrested at the scene by Gardaí and brought to Tullamore Garda Station where he is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

The scene is preserved for forensic examination and enquires are continuing.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact them at Tullamore Garda Station on 057 932 7600 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

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