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Thursday 19 October 2017

Man (40s) slashed in the face in attack at Dublin flats

The man was taken to St James's Hospital Photo: Mark Condren
The man was taken to St James's Hospital Photo: Mark Condren
Amy Molloy

Amy Molloy

Gardaí are investigating after a man suffered facial injuries when he was attacked with a blade by two men this afternoon.

The incident happened at the Michael Mallin House flats on Vicar Street in Dublin 8 at 12.30pm.

It is believed the attack happened when the man, who is in his 40s, answered the door of his flat.

He was then removed to St James's Hospital and has since been discharged.

A garda spokeswoman confirmed to Independent.ie that an investigation is ongoing.

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