A 21-year-old man has been taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda following an alleged assault in Navan in Watergate Street.

The young man was found lying on the ground at 3am when the Garda were alerted. His condition as been described as serious.

Garda are appealing for witnesses and anyone with dash-cam footage of Watergate Street between 2:45 and 3am to come forward.

-Sam Fitzsimons