Gardaí are investigating an attack on two men at a house in Co Louth.

It is understood two men aged in their 20s and 30s were held against their will and assaulted by a group of men at the house in Omeath yesterday afternoon.

One of the men managed to free himself and raise the alarm.

The second man was discovered near Drumad a short time later.

Both men were treated at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.

Their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening and have since been discharged.

A man in his 20s was arrested this morning as part of the investigation.

He is currently detained at Dundalk Garda Station and can be held for up to seven days.