Gardai seek witnesses following serious assault of 17-year-old in Clondalkin

By Maurice Garvey

GARDAI are appealing for information following the serious assault of a 17-year-old man in Clondalkin.

It is understood the youth sustained head injuries during an altercation involving a number of persons on the street outside a house at Rowlagh Gardens, in the early hours of this morning (Monday) at approximately 1am.

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Following the altercation, according to a Garda statement released this afternoon, the young man returned home only for his condition to worsen.

Emergency services were contacted and he was taken by ambulance to hospital. He is currently in Beaumont Hospital where his condition is understood to be serious.

Gardai have commenced an investigation and are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.

They are particularly appealing to anyone who may have witnessed anything at Rowlagh Gardens between 1am and 2am to contact the incident room at Lucan Garda Station on 6667300 or the Garda Confidential line 1800 666 111.

No arrests have been made to date and enquiries are ongoing.

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