Gardai investigating after girl allegedly assaulted in incident at Longford library

Gardai are investigating an alleged assault on a teenage girl at Longford library last night.

The girl was allegedly punched by a man at around 6pm last night.

It’s believed the man is known to the teenager and to gardai, and he was restrained by security staff at the library follwing the incident.

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The girl was subsequently brought for medical treatment and a garda investigation into the incident has been launched with officers appealing to anyone who may have been in the vicinity of the library last night at around 6pm to contact them.