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Man to appear in court after baby girl hospitalised following assault in Meath

Gardaí said that a woman in her 20s received minor injuries after she was attacked at around 7am.

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Updated Nov 12th 2019, 2:20 PM

A MAN WILL appear in court this afternoon after a child was hospitalised after she received injuries during the course of an assault in Meath yesterday morning. 

Gardaí said that a woman in her 20s received minor injuries after she was attacked at around 7am in Ashbourne. During the assault, the infant girl received her injuries. 

A man in his 20s has been arrested in relation to the incident. He will appear before Trim District Court this afternoon. 

A garda spokesman said: “Gardaí are investigating an assault that took place in Ashbourne, Co. Meath at approximately 7am on the 11th November 2019. A female received minor injuries and during the course of the assault an infant received serious, non-life threatening injuries and was taken to Temple Street Children’s University Hospital.

“A male (20s) was arrested under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 and is currently being detained in Ashbourne Garda Station.”

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