Teenager 'critical' after forecourt assault

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A teenage boy was fighting for his life today after being assaulted. The incident happened on the forecourt of a petrol station in the Corbally area of Limerick at around 9.45pm yesterday.

He was taken to Mid-Western Regional Hospital where he was being treated for his injuries, described by gardai as critical.

A male in his late teens was arrested at the scene.

He is detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act at Henry Street Garda Station.

Anyone with information is asked to contact gardai.