Court charges teenager in connection with assault that left boy, 14, critically ill in hospital
A 17-year-old has appeared in court charged in connection with an assault on a 14-year-old in Tipperary town.
He has been remanded in custody to appear in court in a weekâs time.
The 17 year-old, who cannot be named due to his age, was arrested by GardaÃ following an incident in the Lakelands area of Tipperary town last Thursday evening.
The 14-year-old boy was left critically ill with serious head injuries in South Tipperary General Hospital in Clonmel.
He was subsequently charged with assault causing harm and appeared before a special sitting of Cashel District Court at 11.30am this morning.
A small crowd of people gathered for the hearing which heard details of the arrest, charge and caution.
Judge T errance Finn then remanded the teenager in custody to appear in court again next Thursday, November 16.
Meanwhile, a woman in her 30s also arrested in connection with the incident on Thursday was released without charge last night.Source: Google News