A young Waterford couple were seriously injured when a violent gang set attacked them just outside the city over the weekend.
The couple was walking on a footpath close to Tramore Road in Waterford in the early hours of Sunday morning when a group, thought to have included four men, stopped them
The gang demanded money from the couple and then viciously attacked the man and woman leaving them with serious injuries.
The man was kicked a number fo times before passing out. He was taken to hospital with facial injuries.
The woman, who was knocked unconscious, was taken to hospital in Cork with a suspected broken jaw