12 Aug 2022

Two teenagers hospitalised after vicious assaults in South East

Two teenagers hospitalised after vicious assaults in Clonmel 

Two teenagers were hospitalised with injuries after being viciously attacked in two separate incidents in Clonmel over the weekend. 

A 19 year-old youth was attacked by approximately six other people at the Cashel Street Car Park in Clonmel town centre while he was walking home between 9pm and 9.30pm. He was punched and kicked by the gang. His mobile phone was also broken during the incident. 

A Clonmel Garda spokesman said the assault victim was treated for facial injuries at South Tipperary General Hospital but fortunately wasn't seriously injured.

On Sunday afternoon, a 14 year-old boy took a short cut through the grounds of St Luke's Hospital  at Glenconnor, Clonmel when he was set up by two males wearing balaclavas and hoody tops and armed with hurleys.  He suffered head injuries in the attack, which happened around 2pm. The teenager was taken to the nearby South Tipperary General Hospital and continues to be treated there for his injuries today. 

Gardai investigating both assaults have appealed to anyone who saw suspicious activity in the Cashel Street Car Park area on Saturday night and St Luke's Hospital grounds and Glenconnor/Western Road areas of Clonmel on Sunday afternoon to contact Clonmel Garda Station at (052) 6122222. 

To continue reading this article for FREE,
please kindly register and/or log in.

Registration is absolutely 100% FREE and will help us personalise your experience on our sites. You can also sign up to our carefully curated newsletter(s) to keep up to date with your latest local news!

Register / Login

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.