Teenager stabbed during assault in Dublin housing estate
A teenager was rushed to hospital this morning after he was stabbed during an assault in a housing estate.
Gardaí in Tallaght responded to an emergency call in Knockmore Grove at approximately 6am.
Here they discovered the man, aged in his late teens, who had received a single stab wound.
He was taken by ambulance to Tallaght Hospital where he was treated for non life-threatening injuries.
He was alone when gardaí arrived on the scenes and officers are now searching for the assailant.
A garda spokeswoman confirmed that no arrests had been made.
She appealed for witnesses to contact Tallaght garda station on 01-6666000
The attack comes just over a week after an 85-year-old man was pulled from his car by a man and a woman in Tallaght. He received substantial injuries from a bread knife to his throat and face.
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Surgeons were also forced to remove half of his finger because of nerve damage caused during the attack when it was partially severed. The man also needed a blood transfusion during a five day hospital stay according to reports.
The attack on the innocent man happened in Tallaght on Wednesday, February 22.