Man viciously beaten in brutal broad daylight attack

NewsBy Morgan Flanagan Creagh
Man viciously beaten in brutal broad daylight attack

A brutal broad daylight attack took place in Drogheda, Co Louth today as two thugs allegedly jumped from a van and brutally beat a man in front of hundreds of shocked onlookers.

The incident occurred shortly after 11:30am next to the historic Tholsel building which houses the Drogeda Tourist Office.

The brutal assault took place on the busy West Street, the main artery through the town, and was witnessed by dozens of people as they went about their morning shop.

Gardaí confirmed the incident, and said they had arrested one man in connection with “a serious assault on West Street in Drogheda.”

They said the victim had been taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, and was “being treated for non-fatal injuries”.

It is understood that well over a hundred people gathered to watch the attack as it happened.

Anyone who may have witnessed the attack has been asked to contact the Drogheda Garda Station on 0419874211.