Thursday 12 December 2019

Man injured in third stabbing attack in Cork city

A 35-year-old-man has been injured in a stabbing incident in Cork this morning. It is the third such attack in the city since Friday.

The man received a number of stab wounds and was taken to Cork University Hospital. His injuries are described as not life threatening.

The stabbing took place at Parkview, Wellington Road, Cork at around 6.25am.

The scene has been preserved for a technical examination and gardai in Mayfield are appealing to anyone who was in the Parkview area between 6am and 6.30am this morning to contact them at Mayfield Garda Station 021 4558510, the Garda Confidential 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

Early yesterday morning, Mark Hanlon (31) died after being stabbed at a party on Infirmary Road. Gardai are now treating this as a murder.

On Friday afternoon, a 30-year-old man was found with a stab wound on Kerry Hall Road. A 38-year-old man has been charged with assault casing serious harm in relation to the incident.

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