VIDEO: Gardaí arrest three after Cork city assault captured on film

Gardaí have confirmed they are investigating an assault in Cork city centre in which a motionless man was beaten with what seems to be a crutch as he lay on the ground.

A video of the attack surfaced on social media after it was sent to the Neil Prendeville show on Cork’s Red FM by a contributer who signed themselves “a concerned parent”.

Red FM forwarded the video to the Gardaí, who are investigating. Three people have been arrested.

Gardaí confirmed they attended the scene of a public order incident on the city’s Grand Parade on Monday night and arrested three males - two juveniles and one male in his late teens.

The city’s Lord Mayor Des Cahill told the Evening Echo: “Three people have been arrested for what can only be described as an horrific assault...Fighting should not have any place in the city centre, or anywhere.”

*****THIS VIDEO SHOWS A VIOLENT ATTACK. SOME READERS MAY FIND THIS VIDEO DISTRESSING.*****


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