A teenage boy has been left with serious head injuries after an alleged assault in Tipperary Town last night.
Gardaí are seeking witnesses following the incident which happened shortly before 11pm.
The injured boy was found with serious head injuries at Lakelands, Tipperary Town at 10.50pm. He was taken to South Tipperary General Hospital where he is described as being in a serious condition.
A young male has been arrested and is detained at Tipperary garda station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to contact them at Tipperary garda station on 062 80670, especially anyone who was in the Lakelands/Roseanna Road areas of Tipperary Town between 10pm and 11pm.