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Young male arrested in connection with alleged assaults in Sligo

The alleged assaults occurred near Sligo Town on 22 January.

GARDAÍ HAVE ARRESTED a young male today in connection with a number of alleged assaults that occurred near Sligo Town in January.

He has been detained and investigations are still ongoing. 

“Gardaí investigating a number of alleged assaults near Sligo Town on Saturday, 22nd January 2022 have made an arrest, this morning, 7th March 2022,” gardaí said in a statement.

“An adult teenager (male) is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at a Garda Station in the Sligo and Leitrim Division.”

A Garda spokesperson said that the investigation is ongoing and no further information is available at this time.