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Third person arrested over serious assault that left victim in critical condition

The injured man is still in hospital.

A THIRD PERSON has been arrested as part of an investigation into a serious assault in Carrick-on-Shannon.

The serious assault occurred on 17 July, when gardaí received reports of a man lying on the main street in Carrick-on-Shannon.

When they arrived, they found an unresponsive man lying on the road. He was taken to Sligo University Hospital. He has been transferred to Beaumont Hospital and remains in critical condition, gardaí said today.

A man in his 20s was arrested this afternoon in Roscommon and is currently being detained at Carrick-on-Shannon Garda Station.

A man and a woman arrested on 29 July are currently before the courts, having been charged in connection with the incident.

The 30-year-old is understood to have been involved in an altercation with a group of people, both male and female, on the footpath of Main Street which then spilled out onto the road. A number of witnesses were interviewed and CCTV footage from the area was also reviewed.

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

Comments are closed as charges have been brought in relation to this incident.

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