Gardai in Roscommon issue description of suspect in Elphin assault

Gardai in Roscommon have issued a description of a man they believe may have been involved in an alleged assault in Elphin last month.

Investigations are continuing after a man was slashed with a knife just yards from his house around midnight on Tuesday May 21st.

The incident occurred on Windmill Road in Elphin

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The injured party was approached by a male who demanded his wallet and watch – and an altercation developed between both men which resulted in slash injuries to the victim.

Sgt Paul McDermott, crime prevention office in Roscommon Longford, has issued this description of the man they wish to speak to about the incident :