Man critically injured in Co Kildare attack

A man is in critical condition in hospital after he was attacked by two other men in Clane, Co Kildare on Saturday.

At approximately 11.20 am, a man was seriously assaulted by two males at a residence in Abbeylands, Clane. The two later fled the scene on foot.

Gardai said the man, in his 50s, was “seriously assaulted” by two males at a residence in The Avenue area of Abbeylands, Clane at approximately 11.20 am.

The two attackers later fled the scene on foot.

“The injured man was taken to Tallaght University Hospital where he is currently in a critical condition,” gardai said.

“The scene is currently preserved for technical examination and investigations into the incident are ongoing.”

Gardaí have asked people with camera footage including dash-cams between 11 am and 11.30 am to make contact with their local garda station.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Naas Garda Station on 045 884300, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.

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