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Man (40s) stabbed during 'serious' St Stephen's Day assault

The incident took place at around 8pm on Sunday evening in the Balrath Woods area
Our Lady’s Hospital, Navan, Co Meath. Photo: Martin Nolan

Our Lady’s Hospital, Navan, Co Meath. Photo: Martin Nolan

Neasa Cumiskey

Gardaí are investigating after a man was stabbed in his car on St Stephen’s Day in Co. Meath.

The incident, which has been described by gardaí as a “serious assault”, is believed to have taken place at approximately 8pm on Sunday evening in the Balrath Woods area of Burtonstown, Co. Meath.

The man, aged in his 40s, was in his car when two males approached the vehicle and stabbed him a number of times.

He later received treatment at Our Lady’s Hospital in Navan. His injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

Gardaí are asking for any person who may have witnessed this incident or who may have information to come forward.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who was near the entrance to Balrath Woods, Burtonstown between 7.30pm and 9.00pm on Sunday, 26th December and who may noticed any persons or vehicles to contact investigating gardaí.

Any road users who may have been passing the area at this time and who has dash-cam footage is also asked to make this available to Gardaí.

Anyone with any information in relation to this matter is asked to contact Navan Garda Station on 046 903 6100, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

Investigations are ongoing.


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