Gardai investigating alleged violent incidents near St Mel’s Cathedral

Gardai in Longford are investigating after two alleged incidents in the town centre this evening.

The first incident occured at around 4.30pm near St Mel’s Cathedral when a young man is believed to have suffered facial wounds after an altercation with a group of men.

Gardai have confirmed they are also investigating an incident of alleged criminal damage which occured at 5.30pm in Deanscurragh, just a few hundred yards from the first incident.

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Gardai are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed anything in either incident to contact them.