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Gardai arrest teenager for Halloween stabbing

Gardai at the scene of the incident in Clarehall
Gardai at the scene of the incident in Clarehall

Gardai investigating a serious assault in Clarehall over the weekend have arrested an 18-year-old.

The teen is being detained at Coolock Garda station under the provisions of section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 as amended.

In the early hours of Sunday morning a 25-year-old suffered serious stab injuries at a house on Templeview Avenue in Clarehall.

The incident occured following a public order incident involving a number of people.

The man was taken to Beaumont Hospital where is described as serious condition.

Two other males received minor injuries in the incident.

The scene is currently preserved for a technical examination. 

Gardai are appealing for witnesses or anyone who may have any information to contact Coolock Garda station, the Garda Confidential line 1800-666-111 or any Garda station.