Two arrested after man receives lacerations to neck in Newbridge

Tuesday, April 27

Gardaí have arrested two men following an alleged assault on a man in his 30s in Newbridge, Co Kildare .
Shortly after 12:30am on Tuesday morning, Garda and Emergency Services attended at Eyre Street, Newbridge, where a man in 30s was found with a laceration to his jaw and neck.
He was treated at the scene by Ambulance personnel and removed to Tallaght Hospital. His injuries are not thought to be life threatening.
In a follow up operation Armed Response Unit and local Gardaí arrested two men aged in their 20s and 30s at an apartment in Powers Court, Newbridge, a short time later.
The apartment has been declared a crime scene and is currently preserved for forensic examination. Both men were taken to Newbridge Garda Station where they are currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984. They can be held for up to twenty four hours.
Investigating Gardaí are appealing for witnesses. Anyone with information is asked to contact Newbridge Garda Station (045) 431 212 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.