Man questioned over Nevin assault released

Sunday 06 April 2014 23.19
John Joe Nevin will be out of the ring for up to three months
John Joe Nevin will be out of the ring for up to three months

A man arrested in connection with an assault on boxer John Joe Nevin has been released without charge.

A file has been sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions.

The Olympic silver medal winner is in hospital with a broken leg after he was attacked in Mullingar yesterday morning.

The attack happened in the Ardleigh estate at 11am.

The 24-year-old, who turned professional last month, could be out of action for up to three months.