Gardai in Tallaght investigating serious assault that took place outside restaurant

One man is in custody in relation to the incident

Kim O'Leary


Kim O'Leary


Gardaí investigating an assault incident that occurred outside a fast food restaurant in the Belgard Road area of Tallaght on Saturday 3 August have arrested a man in his 20s.

At approximately 3am, Gardaí attended the car park of a fast food restaurant following reports of a man in his early 40s having received facial injuries as a result of an assault.

The man did not receive medical attention at the scene but attended Beaumont Hospital the following day where he remains in a serious condition.

The male in his 20s is currently detained at Tallaght Garda Station under provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone who was in the Belgard Road area on 3/8/19 between 2:30am – 3:30am who may have witnessed the incident to contact Tallaght Garda Station on 01 666 6000 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.