Witness appeal following assault of two male youths in Clondalkin

by Padraig Conlon
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Gardaí in Lucan are appealing for witnesses following an assault on two male youths that happened at approximately 5pm on Thursday 2nd January at a pedestrian footbridge on the N4 near Liffey Valley Shopping Centre.

The incident occurred when the two male youths were crossing the footbridge connecting the Liffey Valley Shopping Centre and King’s Hospital and they encountered a large number of juveniles.

These juveniles approached the male youths and proceeded to assault them.

One of the youths managed to break free and alert members of the public to assist. 

The juveniles then fled in the direction of Liffey Valley.                

Both male youths received head and facial injuries and attended Midlands Regional Hospital.

They were both later released.

Gardaí in Lucan are appealing for any witnesses to this incident to come forward, as well as anyone who was walking on the pedestrian footbridge at approximately 5pm and any road users who may have camera footage and were travelling in the area at the time.  

Anyone with information is asked to contact Lucan Garda Station on 01 666 7300, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.

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