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Man arrested over ‘serious' attack on victim (50s) in Clane, Co Kildare

He is currently being detained at Naas Garda Station under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.
The scene where a man in his 50s was assaulted at Abbeylands in Clane Photo: Stephen Collins

The scene where a man in his 50s was assaulted at Abbeylands in Clane Photo: Stephen Collins

The man is being held at Naas Garda Station. Photo: Damien Eagers

The man is being held at Naas Garda Station. Photo: Damien Eagers

Neasa CumiskeySunday World

A man has been arrested in connection with a “serious assault” on a man in his 50s in Co Kildare on Saturday morning.

Gardai said the victim was attacked by two men at a residence in The Avenue area of Abbeylands, Clane at approximately 11.20am.

Both men later fled the scene on foot.

One man has been arrested in connection with the assault and is currently being detained at Naas Garda Station under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

The injured man remains in Tallaght University Hospital receiving treatment.

Investigations are ongoing.

Gardaí are continuing to appeal for any witnesses to this incident or to any person with information to come forward.

Gardaí are also appealing for any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) who were in The Avenue area of Abbeylands between 11am and 11:30am to make this footage available to them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Naas Garda Station on 045 884300, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.


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