October 27, 2020
Crime News

BREAKING NEWS: Man (30s) arrested as woman remains in critical condition following assault

A man in his 30s has been arrested and is being held at Wicklow Garda Station following the assault on a woman in Arklow in the early hours of yesterday morning.

The woman, in her 30s, is in a critical condition and is currently being treated for serious injuries in St Vincent’s University Hospital.

Gardaí say they are following a definite line of inquiry in relation to the assault, which happened at an apartment on St Mary’s Road in the town at around 4.25am.

The scene at the apartment was sealed off as officers from the Garda Technical Bureau carried out an examination of the scene.

Gardaí also cordoned off an area beside the river in the town, along with a car.

They are also appealing to road users who may have dashcam footage in the Arklow area between 4am and 5am to come forward.

Local gardai have urged eyewitnesses or anyone who may have information in relation to the incident to contact Wicklow Garda Station on 0404 60140 or the Garda Confidential Helpline on 1800 666 111.

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