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Teenager due in court over stabbing of young woman in Kerry

The assault took place in the Ballymullen area of Tralee at around 11pm on Sunday night.

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Neasa CumiskeySunday World

A teenager charged in relation to the violent stabbing of a woman in Tralee, Co Kerry over the weekend is due to appear in court this evening.

The assault took place in the Ballymullen area of Tralee at around 11pm on Sunday night.

The victim, a woman in her 20s, was reportedly stabbed five times - twice in the neck and three times to the back.

She was taken to Kerry University Hospital and gardaí say that her injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Two men were arrested in connection with this incident and held in Tralee Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

One of the men, aged in his 20s, was released from custody and a file will be prepared for the DPP.

The second man, aged in his late teens, was charged and will appear before a special sitting of Limerick District Court at 6pm this evening 9th August 2022.


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