Garda investigation underway after a 15 yr-old is allegedly attacked in Co Clare  – TheLiberal.ie – Our News, Your Views

Garda investigation underway after a 15 yr-old is allegedly attacked in Co Clare 




A Garda investigation is officially underway this morning after a15-year-old teenager was reportedly attacked with a slash hook in a Co. Clare on Wednesday.

The incident allegedly happened in Kilrush, Co. Clare, at around 5pm on Wednesday evening.

It is understood that the boy was travelling in a car with his mother, and they stopped at a petrol station.

Three men wearing balaclavas then approached the boy and attacked him with a bladed weapon, believed to be a slash hook.

The teenager was rushed to hospital, but his wounds are not believed to be life-threatening.

Gardai are asking for witnesses to contact Ennis Garda station on 065 6848100.

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