The alleged incident happened last night at an estate in the town. At around 10:35pm last night Gardai were called to the scene of the incident at Killeen Woods, Tralee. When they arrived a man in his 20’s was discovered unconscious in the front garden of a house. He was brought by ambulance to Kerry General Hospital where his condition is described as serious.
Gardai arrested two men aged in their late 20s and early 30s near the scene a short time later. The pair are being detained at Tralee Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.
A forensic and technical examination of the scene is underway.
Investigating Gardaí are appealing for witnesses especially anyone who was in the vicinity of Killeen Woods at the time of the incident to contact Tralee Garda Station on 066-7102300 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.