Man arrested following double stabbing

Man arrested following double stabbing

A man in his 50s has been arrested in connection with a double stabbing in Cobh, Co Cork.

A girl in her mid-teens and a woman in her 50s were both injured in the attack.

The woman was taken to Cork University Hospital where her condition is said to be serious but not life threatening while the girl, who was also taken to the hospital, is said not to be in a serious condition.

The stabbing happened between 10am and 11am today.

The man, in his late 50s, is being detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

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