Tuesday 16 January 2018

Man for trial on knife charges

A 25-YEAR-OLD man has been returned for trial over a series of knife attacks in Dublin.

Leon Wright, from St Theresa's Gardens, Dublin 8, had been arrested in relation to violent incidents at Grafton Street in the early hours of April 16 last.

A 31-year-old man was stabbed in the chest, another male (35) was stabbed in the back, and a 22-year-old woman also suffered minor injuries.

Mr Wright, who did not apply for bail, was charged with the attempted robbery of one man, assault causing harm and unlawful possession of a knife.

He has not indicated how he will plead.

Irish Independent

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