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Investigation ongoing Man in his 70s released after woman (70s) is injured in Dublin assault

The man had been arrested following the incident at a residential property on the Ava Maria Road in Dublin 8

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A man in his 70s who was held by gardai after a woman, who is also in her 70s, was assaulted in Dublin has been released from custody. 

The man had been arrested following the incident at a residential property on the Ava Maria Road in Dublin 8 shortly after 7.30pm last night.

The victim, who it has been reported was stabbed in the chest, was treated at the scene for her injuries.

“The man, who is also aged in his 70s, was arrested at the scene and was brought to Kevin Street Garda station and detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984,” gardai said.

“He has since been released and a file will now be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions. Investigations are ongoing."

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