Alleged serious assault in Killarney National Park

An investigation is underway in Killarney into an alleged incident in the National Park. Garda Station, Killarney The incident is alleged to have happened yesterday evening. An area of the National Park in Killarney located beyond the coffee shop in Knockreer is sealed off and preserved this morning. A full Garda technical examination of the scene is ongoing. At 7pm yesterday evening Gardai in Killarney were made aware of an alleged incident in the National Park between 5 and 7pm. Gardai say they are treating the alleged incident as a serious assault at this time. A man has been arrested and is being held at Killarney Garda Station for questioning. He is being held under section 4 of the criminal justice act and can be held for up to 24 hours. Gardai in Killarney are appealing for anyone who was in the area yesterday evening between 4 and 6 o’clock and may have noticed anything suspicious to contact them on 0646631222.