Gardaí in Edenderry are investigating an allegation of assault in the town last week.
The alleged incident occurred at approximately 4pm on Monday, January 22 at St Marys Road, Edenderry.
A 13 year old male youth was assaulted at the above location.
It is understood that a number of other youths were involved in the incident.
No serious injuries were sustained.
St. Mary's Road is a busy location for school traffic, bus stops and children at that time of the day in Edenderry.
A garda source has told the Offaly Express that no arrests have been made but that investigations are continuing.