Gardaí at Swords are investigating an alledged assault and subsequent abduction that occurred at Beaverstown Road, Donabate, shortly before 5.30am this morning, 27th June 2010.
A 16 year old male was bundled into the boot of a silver Volkswagen Passat after he and friends were involved in an altercation with another group of males.
The car took off in the direction of Donabate village and the injured party was not released from the boot of the car until shortly after 9am.
He was released adjacent to the M50 in the Clondalkin area and was taken to Beaumont hospital where he was treated for his injuries .
He has since been released.
As the result of a follow up investigation and search a 19 year old man was arrested in the Clondalkin area and is currently detained at Swords Garda Station under section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.
The silver Volkswagen Passat used in the incident has also been recovered.
Investigations are continuing.
Garda Press Office.