Tuesday 26 September 2017

Teenager seriously hurt in stabbing

Three people were arrested by gardai after a teenager was stabbed in Dublin
Three people were arrested by gardai after a teenager was stabbed in Dublin

A teenager has been left with serious injuries after he was stabbed in Dublin city centre.

The 19-year-old male, whose condition has been described as stable, was stabbed at a shop at College Green at around 11.30pm on Friday.

Three teenagers, two males and a female, were arrested in connection with the attack.

One of the males remains in custody at Irishtown Garda station, while the other two people were released without charge.

The victim was taken to St James's Hospital after the attack.

Gardai sealed off the scene of the incident for a technical examination and investigations are ongoing.

A 41-year-old man was stabbed in a separate incident on Friday night. The attack occurred in an apartment at Clarence Street in Dun Laoghaire.

The victim was seriously injured and taken to St Vincent's Hospital in Dublin where his condition is described as stable.

Gardai later arrested a man in his 20s in connection with the incident, which happened at around 11.30pm.

He is being held under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 at Dun Laoghaire Garda station. Detectives also launched a technical examination of the scene.

Press Association

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