Gardaí have arrested a man in connection with a serious assault that occurred in Longford early this morning.
A male in his late teens suffered serious head injuries after being assaulted on Main Street, Ballymahon at approximately 3:20am.
An ambulance rushed the male to Mullingar Hospital for treatment, where he remains in critical condition.
A 19-year-old male was arrested this afternoon in connection with the assault and is currently detained at Longford Garda Station.
Gardaí are urging anyone who was in the area between 2:00am and 4:00am on November 13th and may have footage – including dash cam footage – to make it available to them.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Longford Garda Station 043 335 0570, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.
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