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In custody Two arrested after man injured in alleged assault in Newbridge, Co Kildare

Members of the Armed Support Unit and local gardaí arrested two men aged in their 20s and 30s at an apartment in Powers Court, Newbridge, a short time later.

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A man in his 30s has been hospitalised after allegedly being assaulted in Newbridge, Co Kildare.

The injured man was found with a laceration to his jaw and neck following the incident in the early hours of this morning at Eyre Street.

He was treated at the scene by ambulance personnel and removed to Tallaght Hospital where his injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

In a follow up operation, members of the Armed Support Unit and local gardaí arrested two men aged in their 20s and 30s at an apartment in Powers Court, Newbridge, a short time later.

“The apartment has been declared a crime scene and is currently preserved for forensic examination", a garda spokesperson revealed.

“Both men were taken to Newbridge Garda Station where they are currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984. They can be held for up to twenty four hours.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Newbridge Garda Station (045) 431 212 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

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