Man rushed to hospital with serious injuries after assault in Kilkenny city
Gardai in Kilkenny are seeking witnesses to an assault which resulted in a man being hospitalised.
The attack took place in the Canal Walk area of the city in the early hours of last Friday morning. It is understood friends of the victim took him to a house nearby and called the emergency services as they became concerned about his health.
An ambulance arrived at the scene a short time later. Parademics then contacted the gardai and the victim was taken to St Luke’s General Hospital for treatement.
A local Garda source said the victim sustained serious injuries in the assault.
Gardai are investigating the assault. They have urged witnesses or anyone with information about the incident to contact Kilkenny Garda Station on 056 777 5000.