Laytown Gardai appealing for witnesses to assaults

Gardaí at Laytown investigating an assault incident which occurred at Beach Grove on Monday afternoon are appealing for witnesses.

At 4 pm a group of 10-15 youths approached three young persons and demanded their mobile phones and subsequently assaulted two of them by knocking them to the ground and kicking them.

The victims suffered minor injuries. No property was stolen. The group of offenders then ran towards Laytown railway station.

Anybody who witnessed this incident or anybody who can assist in identifying the culprits is asked to contact Laytown Garda Station on 041-9813320 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800-666111.