Male arrested in connection with serious assault Dundalk

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Gardaí have arrested a man in his 30’s in connection with a serious assault which occurred in a public house on Castletown Road, Dundalk, between 9 and 10:30 pm on Friday 28th February 2014.

The man was arrested in the Dundalk area yesterday afternoon.

He is currently detained at Dundalk Garda station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

Mr McGeown (63) received serious head injuries following the assault.

He received treatment for his injuries following the attack on Friday night and returned home to Toberona. However, when his daughter went to check on him the following day he was unconscious.

He was taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda where he remains in a critical condition.

Investigating GardaĆ­ are appealing to anyone who was in the Castletown Road area between 8:30pm and 12 midnight on Friday (28/2/14) or who may have information to contact Dundalk Garda Station on 042-9388400 or the Garda Confidential line on 1800-666-111.


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