Man arrested in connection with Tuam assault

Sunday 04 May 2014 19.56
Man being questioned by gardaí over serious assault in Tuam
Man being questioned by gardaí over serious assault in Tuam

Gardaí have arrested a man in his 20s in connection with a serious assault which took place on High St, Tuam, yesterday.

The man was arrested this afternoon in Tuam and is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984, at Tuam Garda Station.

He can be detained for up to 24 hours.

A 27-year-old man received serious head injuries in the incident and is currently in a serious condition in Beaumont hospital.

Gardaí have appealed for any witnesses to contact Tuam Garda Station on 093-70840, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111 or any garda station.