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Gardaí appeal for witnesses to serious assault at College Green

Gardaíare seeking witnesses to a serious assault on a man by a gang on College Green in Dublin city.

GARDAÍ ARE APPEALING for witnesses to a serious assault which took place on  College Green in Dublin city yesterday -which resulted in a young man being hospitalised.

Gardaí say that, between 3.30am and 4am on the Sunday, a man walking with three friends on College Green was attacked a group of eight to nine other males.

The injured man was knocked to the ground where he received a number blows to the head and neck, he was taken by ambulance to St James’s Hospital. The man sustained a broken nose, injuries to his neck and bruising to his face.

He has since been released from hospital.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to the incident to come forward – and wish to speak to a female who administered first aid to the injured man at the scene.

Three of the men involved in the incident have been described as follows:

One man was 6’2”, 20 to 22 years, medium build, brown short curly/wavy hair, wearing a green/brown waist length jacket, blue jeans and black runners.

Another man was  5’6” to 5’8”, 20 to 22 years of age, and of a medium build. He had black hair, a black moustache and a few days growth of a beard. He wore a navy three quarter length zipped jacket, green stripped check shirt, blue ripped jeans.

The final man described was 5’8” to 5’9”, 20 to 21 years, brown curly hair, medium build, and wore a white long sleeved top with the wording or partial wording  “Eagle Street” in blue writing, and wore dark jeans.

Anybody with any information can contact Pearse Street Garda Station at 01-6669000.