13/09/2019

Serious Assault In Cork City Leaves Man Critical

A man is in critical condition following an assault in Cork city on Thursday night, 12 September.

The individual is fighting for his life after he was targeted on St Patrick's Street shortly after 9pm. After being taken to Cork University Hospital in serious condition, his state deteriorated overnight.

It is understood the victim was engaging with homeless services at the time of the assault. A Garda investigation is ongoing and anyone with information, or who was in the area between 8pm and 9.15am, is urged to contact Anglesea Street Garda Station on 021-452 2000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111 or any Garda Station.

Separately, a man in his late teens was assaulted on the Grand Parade in the early hours of Friday morning, 13 September.

A man in his 20s was arrested at the scene. Garda have appealed for anyone with information to contact Anglesea Street Station.




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