Man hospitalised with facial injuries following assault

By Mary Dennehy

GARDAI in Lucan have launched an investigation after a man was hospitalised with serious facial injuries following an assault yesterday afternoon.

The assault happened at around 4.30pm on Wednesday, January 9.

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In a statement issued today, a Garda spokesperson said: “Gardaí in Lucan are investigating a serious assault which occurred on Wednesday the 9th of January 2019 at approximately 4.30pm.

“A male, 31 years was walking home from work in the Castle Riada area close to a public house in Lucan Co. Dublin when he was approached and assaulted by four teenagers.

“The male sustained serious injuries to his face.

“The injured male was brought to James Connolly Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.”

Gardai are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to contact them at Lucan Garda Station on 6667300, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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