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Man (21) assaulted at foot of Reek

Man (21) assaulted at foot of Reek

Gardaí are seeking the assistance of the public in investigating an assault of a 21-year-old man who was attacked in the car park of Croagh Patrick on Reek Sunday.
The 21-year-old male was assaulted by a group of three males at approximately 1.30pm on Reek Sunday and was later brought to Mayo General Hospital in Castlebar where he received stitches before being released.
Gardaí investigating the assault said all the persons involved in the incident were not from the locality and the three men involved in the assault fled the scene, while the victim was later interviewed by gardaí.
A garda spokesperson told The Mayo News that they are following a definite line of inquires and are asking members of the public who may have witnessed the incident to contact Westport Garda Station on 098 50230.

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