Two arrested in connection with serious assault

Two arrested in connection with serious assault

Two men have been arrested following a suspected assault which took place last night.

At approximately 10.35pm Gardaí were called to the scene of an incident at Kileen Woods, Tralee, Co. Kerry. 

Upon arrival they discovered a man in his 20s unconscious in the front garden of a house.

He was brought by ambulance to Kerry general Hospital where he condition is described as serious.

Two males, aged in their late 20s and early 30s, were arrested near the scene a short time later. They are both currently detained at Tralee Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice, 1984. 

A forensic and technical examination of the scene is underway.

Investigating Gardaí are appealing for witnesses. They are particularly appealing to anyone who was in the vicinity of Kileen Woods at the time of the incident to contact them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Tralee Garda Station 066-7102300 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.