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Man in critical condition after fight with group of men and women

Gardaí are interested in speaking to anyone in Carrick-on-Shannon who might have given a lift to a group of people at around 4am yesterday.

Main Street in Carrick-on-Shannon
Main Street in Carrick-on-Shannon
Image: Google Maps

GARDAÍ ARE APPEALING for information after a serious assault yesterday morning.

Just before 4am gardaí in Carrick-on-Shannon received a report that a man had been found assaulted on Main Street in the town.

Arriving at the scene, emergency services found the man unresponsive and the injured 30-year-old was taken by ambulance to Sligo University Hospital.

Gardaí have said that the man was injured after an altercation with a group, made up of both men and women, on the footpath of Carrick-on-Shannon’s Main Street near the junction with Bridge Street.

Gardaí have said the fight then spilled into the road.

A number of witnesses have been interviewed and CCTV covering the area is being reviewed.

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Gardaí in Leitrim are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the attack to come forward.

They are particularly interested in speaking to anyone who may have picked up a group of people in the area at around 4am.

Anyone with any information can contact Carrick-on-Shannon Garda Station on 071 9650510 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.

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