Wednesday 18 October 2017

Young man rushed to hospital after city centre stabbing

The scene of the non fatal stabbing at North Earl St tonight
The scene of the non fatal stabbing at North Earl St tonight

GARDAI are investigating after a man was stabbed at approximately 6pm this evening.

He had been stabbed once in the lower abdomen.

The 23-year-old was rushed to the Mater Hospital by ambulance where he remains in a stable condition.

His injuries were said to be non life threatening.

The incident occurred on the corner of North Earls Street in Dublin city centre, next to Clerys department store.

No crime scene was set up but investigations are ongoing.

One man has been arrested and he is being detained at Store Street station.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Store St. Garda Station 01 666 8000 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

Mark O’Regan

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