April 25, 2024

Teen suffers fractured jaw after he was attacked by gang outside Kilkenny Castle

A teenager was taken to hospital by ambulance after he was attacked by a group of men in Kilkenny city-centre.

The assault occurred near Kilkenny Castle at the Parade in the early hours of Saturday morning, not long after another man in his 20s was attacked in a similar incident at the same location.

A local Garda spokesperson confirmed: “A man in his late teens was approached by a group of men, he received a number of punches to the head. He was taken to hospital by ambulance.”

The victim suffered a fractured jaw in the attack.

Gardai are investigating the incident. They have urged eyewitnesses or anyone with information about the attack to contact Kilkenny Garda Station on 056 777 5000.

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