11/02/2019

Man In Critical Condition After Assault In Kerry

A man in his 30's is in critical condition in hospital after he was assaulted in Killorglin, County Kerry.

The victim, aged in his 30's, was involved in an altercation outside a fast-food restaurant shortly after 2am this morning, Monday 11 February.

He suffered serious head injuries and was rushed to University Hospital Kerry by ambulance, before being transferred to Cork University Hospital, where he remains in critical condition.

Gardaí have launched a full investigation and believe there was a number of people in the area at the time of the assault.

No arrests have been made so far.

Officers spoke to a number of witnesses but are hopeful to speak with others who have not yet come forward.

They are also appealing to taxi drivers and other motorists who may have dash-cam footage, or members of the public who have footage of the incident or its aftermath on their phones.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Killarney Garda Station on 064-6671160, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any garda station.



(JG/CM)

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