Gardai issue appeal after Carndonagh assault

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Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following a serious assault in Carndonagh last night.

At approximately 9.30 p.m. Gardai were alerted to an incident in Convent Road, Carndonagh where a 73 year old man was assaulted. He was taken by ambulance to Altnagelvin Hospital, Derry where his condition is serious.

A man in his 30s was arrested in connection with the incident and is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at Buncrana Garda Station. The scene has been preserved for a technical examination.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Buncrana Garda Station 074 - 9320540 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.