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Man left in a critical condition following assault in Tipperary

A man has been arrested in connection with the incident.

Liberty Square in Thurles (File photo)
Liberty Square in Thurles (File photo)
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A MAN HAS been arrested in connection with a serious assault in Thurles, Co Tipperary overnight.

A 25-year-old man is in a critical condition at South Tipperary General Hospital in Clonmel after he was assaulted at Liberty Square in Thurles at around 1.30am this morning.

A 22-year-old man has been arrested in relation to the incident and Gardaí say that he is currently being detained under section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act at Thurles Garda Station.

Gardaí have appalled for witnesses to the incident or anyone that may have been in the area around Liberty Square between 1am and 2am last night to contact them at Thurles Garda station on 0504  25100, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

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