Gardaí have confirmed an investigation is under way into an alleged assault on a waste collection worker in north Dublin.

The incident happened at Holywell Road in Donaghmede shortly after 10am yesterday.

Gardaí say a man in 30s was taken to Beaumont Hospital in Dublin with injuries that are not life-threatening.

Gardaí said "no arrests have been made and the investigations are ongoing".

Video footage of the incident has been circulated on social media.

The City Bin Co has confirmed that the incident involved one of its employees.

In a statement posted on Twitter, it said the man has now been discharged from hospital.

The City Bin Co also said it is working closely with gardaí on the matter.