Two teenagers arrested after St Patrick's Day assault

Thursday 20 March 2014 21.57
Footage of the incident was widely posted on social media
Footage of the incident was widely posted on social media

Two teenagers have been arrested after a man was filmed being kicked in the head on St Patrick's Day in Dublin city centre.

The suspects, aged 16 and 17, were arrested this evening in the Dublin 2 area and are being questioned at Pearse Street Garda Station.

The victim has been identified as a 30-year-old Brazilian student who is currently living in Dublin.

After the assault, he was treated in hospital before being discharged on Monday evening.

A video of the incident, which happened on Aston Quay, was posted on social media sites.