Man arrested in connection with Arklow assault

A man has been arrested in connection with the assault of a man in his 40’s at a property in Arklow earlier this month.

At approximately 2:30 am on Tuesday the 2nd of August, Gardaí were alerted to an assault that occurred at a property in the Ashfield estate off the Emoclew road in Arklow.

A man in his 40’s was discovered with wounds to his head.

He was later taken to St Vincent’s Hospital to be treated for his injuries before being later transferred to Beaumont Hospital where his condition is described as critical.

The man, aged in his 40’s, is currently being detained at Bray Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

The injured victim remains in Beaumont Hospital in a critical condition.

Investigations are ongoing.

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