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Man due in court following stabbing in north Dublin

Investigating gardaí, backed up by the Armed Support Unit, arrested another man short distance away
Criminal Courts of Justice

Criminal Courts of Justice

Neil Fetherstonhaugh

A man is due court this morning following a stabbing in north Dublin in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

The victim, a man in his 30s, was seriously injured in the incident and was rushed to Beaumont Hospital. He has since been discharged.

Investigating gardaí, backed up by the Armed Support Unit, arrested another man, who is also in his 30s, a short distance away from the scene of the incident.

He was taken to Coolock Garda Station where he was detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

He has since been charged and is due to appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice (Court 1) this morning at 10.30am.

“At approximately 2am yesterday morning, gardaí received report of a stabbing incident at a house in Harmonstown,” gardai said.

“A male, aged in his 30s, sustained serious injuries during the incident. Emergency services also attended the scene, and the man was taken to Beaumont Hospital. He has since been discharged from hospital.

Following inquiries by investigating Gardaí, with assistance from the Armed Support Unit, a man (aged in his 30s) was arrested a short distance away from the scene of the incident. He was taken to Coolock Garda Station where he was detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

"He has since been charged in relation to this incident and is due to appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice (Court 1) this morning, Thursday 23rd December 2021 at 10.30am. "


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