Gardaí issue appeal for information after man is assaulted in Bagenalstown

The victim was asked for a cigarette prior to the attack

Darren Hassett

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Anyone with information can contact Bagenalstown Gardaí

Gardaí have issued an appeal for information after a 21-year-old man was assaulted in Bagenalstown on Tuesday night. 

The assault occurred on the Royal Oak Road at 10.15pm when a car stopped and the occupant asked the victim for a cigarette. 

During the incident the culprit punched the victim and the injured party received minor injuries. 

The assailant was driving a silver vehicle.

Gardaí are appealing for information from anyone who may have been in the area at that time or who may have seen anything in relation to the assault.  

Anyone with information can contact Bagenalstown Gardaí on 059 972 1212 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.