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Two men in their 20s stabbed in aggravated burglary in Limerick

A man was arrested close to the scene at Lower Glentworth Street in Limerick city.

Lower Glentworth Street in Limerick (File photo)
Lower Glentworth Street in Limerick (File photo)
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TWO MEN HAD to be hospitalised after they were stabbed during a burglary in Limerick city in the early hours of this morning.

The men – both in their early 20s – were injured during the assault by a lone male intruder, who entered the apartment at Lower Glentworth Street at around 1.20am today. Cash and mobile phones were stolen in the burglary.

The men were taken to University Hospital in Limerick to receive treatment for stab wounds. Their injuries are not life-threatening.

A 34-year-old man was arrested close to the scene by gardaí and is currently being held at Henry Street Garda Station. Gardaí said that some property was recovered during the arrest.

The investigation is continuing.

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