Gardaí appeal for witnesses after Carndonagh assault

Man in his 30s held after 73-year-old seriously assaulted

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after a 73-year-old man was seriously assaulted in Carndonagh, Co Donegal last night.

The incident happened at about 9.30pm on Convent Road in the town. The man was taken by ambulance to Altnagelvin Hospital in Derry where his condition is described as serious.

A male aged 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.