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Man has face slashed in Dublin City centre

A man in his 20s required 20 stitches after being attacked outside Central Bank early this morning.

Central Bank plaza in Dublin
Central Bank plaza in Dublin
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GARDAÍ HAVE BEGUN an investigation after a 26-year-old man had his face slashed in a brawl at Central Bank in the centre of Dublin.

The incident occurred at 4am this morning on Dame Street and left  the man needing 20 stitches.

It is believed that the incident occured after the man had been involved in an altercation with a group of youths.

He was attacked and received what gardaí are calling a “facial injury”. He was taken to St James’ Hospital.

Gardaí are reviewing CCTV from the area and are appealing for any witnesses to contact Pearse Street Garda station on 01-6669000.

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