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Man rushed to hospital after violent stabbing in Dublin city centre

Man rushed to hospital after violent stabbing in Dublin city centre

A man has been hospitalised after a violent stabbing in Dublin's city centre, close to one of the capital's busiest streets.

The victim was socialising in a pub on Bachelors Walk- near O'Connell Street- when he became involved in a row with another man, believed to be a close associate.

He was subsequently stabbed a number of times in the leg and back.

Gardai attended the scene, and the injured man was rushed to the Mater Hospital, where his injuries have been described as non-life threatening.

A garda spokesperson said that the incident occurred at approximately 12:30pm.

Officers from Store Street garda station are investigating the incident.

A man was arrested close to the scene.

He is being detained at Store Street garda station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

Via Independent.ie