Gardaí investigate second attack on Limerick boy with special needs

first_img Previous articleLimerick gangland killer found unresponsive in prison cellNext articleLimerick-based company creates 20 new engineering jobs and expands into Europe Staff Reporter Twitter Facebook Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Linkedin Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Limerick Gardai are investigating the attackA 12-year-old boy with special needs was injured when he was attacked for a second time outside the Kileely Court community centre last Friday afternoon.Gardai in Mayorstone are investigating the incident which resulted in the boy sustaining bruising to his face, eye, arms and head when he was attacked by two other boys.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up One of his neighbours, who is a young mother, said that he was a soft target and not capable of fighting back in the same way another boy his age would be.“This is the second time he has been attacked. The first incident happened over a year ago when he was knocked unconscious after being repeatedly hit in the head. He spent several days in hospital with concussion.“The victim is in the same class as one of the attackers and is so traumatised by the events is unable to go to school. The other boy is only eleven years old so little can be done by the Gardaí except to refer him the HSE social workers.“What is our world coming to when this is how our young people are acting and already treating vulnerable people in such a deplorable manner,” she said.The investigation is being handled by Mayorstone Gardaí. Email NewsGardaí investigate second attack on Limerick boy with special needsBy Staff Reporter – April 28, 2016 795 center_img WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival TAGSlimerick Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Advertisement Printlast_img

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