Man receives serious head wound after being attacked with ‘sword’

first_imgWARNING OF GRAPHIC PICTURE CONTENT – A young man has been left with a horrific facial injury after being attacked with what is believed to have been a sword during a Christmas party.The brutal attack happened in Buncrana during the early hours of December 27th last.The man, who is in his early 20s, also suffered head, neck and back injures after being set upon in the Earlsfort area of Cockhill just after 2am. The man was rushed to Letterkenny University Hospital where he underwent emergency surgery.The picture of the man’s injuries, taken shortly after the attack, shows how the entire left side of his face was opened up during the attack.WARNING GRAPHIC PICTURE CONTENTThe horrific injury suffered by the young man during the attack in Buncrana.Garda Inspector David Murphy confirmed they are liaising with the victim as part of their investigation into the circumstances surround the attack. He confirmed “I can confirm that a weapon was used and we are treating this matter very seriously. The injured party was taken to Letterkenny Hospital for treatment following the assault but we understand he was released.”The Buncrana based officer appealed to anybody who was in the Earlsfort Avenue area at the time of the attack to come forward in confidence.He said he could not say any more about their investigation into the possible motives or reasons behind the attack.It is not understood that any arrests have yet been made in relation to the attack.Anybody with any information is asked to contact Buncrana Garda station on 07493 20540. Man receives serious head wound after being attacked with ‘sword’ was last modified: December 31st, 2016 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img

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