Serious assault in Cappawhite village

A Cappawhite man, aged in his 40s, was seriously injured in a vicious assault in Cappawhite village in the early hours of this morning (Friday).

A Cappawhite man, aged in his 40s, was seriously injured in a vicious assault in Cappawhite village in the early hours of this morning (Friday).

Gardai investigating the crime are appealing to any witnesses to contact Tipperary Town Garda Station with information.

It’s understood a sword was used in the assault and the victim sustained serious head injuries. The incident happened around 1.15am.

Two men have been arrested in connection with the assault and the scene of the incident has been sealed off for forensic investigation.

Tipperary Town Garda Station can be contacted at (062) 51212.