Gardai investigate after man hospitalised with serious injuries

By Aideen O'Flaherty

GARDAÍ are investigating an alleged assault on a man in his thirties in the Allenton Park area of Ballycragh, Tallaght.

The incident occurred last night (Sunday) at around 11.30pm and, according to gardai, a male received “serious injuries”.

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A police cordon has gone up in the area, as gardai preserve the scene.

In a statement to The Echo this morning, a Garda spokesperson said: "Gardaí in Tallaght are investigating an assault which occurred yesterday evening, 16th December 2018, in the Allenton Park area.

"A male in his thirties received serious injuries.

"The scene is currently preserved."

The spokesperson added: "We understand this assault occurred at approximately 11:30pm.

"As always Gardaí are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the assault or anyone who may have information relevant to the incident to contact gardai."

Contact Tallaght Garda Station on 6666000 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.

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