UPDATE

A 33 year-old man from Letterkenny has been charged with assault and burglary following the serious assault of a 73 year-old pensioner in his home on Convent Road, Carndonagh on Friday night.

The man appeared at a special sitting in Buncrana District Court at 12 noon today (Sunday).

He has been remanded in custody, and is to appear in Harristown District Court on June 6th.

The 73 year-old man was rushed by ambulance to Altnagelvin Hospital after the attack where he is understood to be still being treated for serious injuries.

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A Special sitting before Buncrana District Court took place today at 12 noon for a man charged in connection with the assault of a 73 year-old pensioner in Carndonagh.

A male in his 30s was arrested and detained following the serious assault of the 73 year-old in his home on Convent Road, Carndonagh on Friday night.

The elderly man had to be rushed by ambulance to Altnagelvin Hospital where he is understood to be in a serious condition.

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