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Man arrested after woman and infant injured in Co Meath

A man in his twenties was arrested over the incident at Ashbourne on Monday morning.

An infant is being treated in hospital (PA)
An infant is being treated in hospital (PA)

By Rebecca Black, PA

An infant was rushed to hospital with serious injuries following an alleged assault in Co Meath.

A man in his twenties was arrested following the incident in Ashbourne in which a woman was also injured.

The infant received serious but non-life threatening injuries and was taken to Temple Street Children’s University Hospital.

Gardai are investigating the report of the assault at around 7am on Monday.

The man was arrested on Monday and is due to appear before Trim District Court on Tuesday afternoon.

A Garda spokesman said the investigation into injuries sustained by the infant is still ongoing.

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