Gardai in Kildare Town say investigations are continuing in to what was, effectively, a double assault on a young man.
He was in the Market Square area on Saturday morning between 4.30am and 5 O'clock, when he was approached by a "number" of youths.
He was attacked and his phone, a Samsung J5, was taken.
He then followed the group of youths on to Station Road, where he was set upon, again.4.20am
Anyone with information is asked to contact Gardai at Kildare town on 045-52-77-30.