Serious assault in Limerick City under investigation

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GARDAI in Limerick are investigating the circumstances of a serious assault in the City Centre during the early hours of Wednesday morning.

A man in his 40s was found with serious head and body injuries at Augustinian Lane off Roches Street shortly after 2:30am on Wednesday.

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The victim of the assault was taken to University Hospital Limerick where his condition was described as serious but not life-threatening.

A garda spokesperson confirmed that the incident under investigation surrounded a “serious assault where this man was found with extensive injuries.“

The scene in the City Centre was cordoned off this Wednesday as garda forensic investigators conducted analysis of the scene.

Gardai in Henry street are appealing for members of the public to assist with any information and they can be contacted on 061 212400.