Limerick teenager released from hospital following assault

Donal O’Regan

Reporter:

Donal O’Regan

A 17 YEAR-OLD male has been released from the Regional hospital after an assault in Murroe on Friday night.

A 17 YEAR-OLD male has been released from the Regional hospital after an assault in Murroe on Friday night.

The teenager was allegedly stabbed during the assault. It is understood he was beaten with sticks and suffered cuts and bruises.

The incident happened on Murroe’s Main Street between 11pm and midnight on Friday night. The male, who is not living in the East Limerick village, was on his own when he was set upon by two others.

He was not robbed during the attack. No arrests have been made.

The teen spent three nights in the Regional hospital before being released yesterday.

A spokesperson for Bruff gardai confirmed they were investigating the assault.

“We would appeal to anyone who was on Murroe’s Main Street between 11pm and 12am last Friday night, July 20 and witnessed the incident or has any information to contact Murroe garda station on 061-386102,” said the garda spokesperson.