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Dublin woman on her way home stabbed in the neck by female mugger

The attack happened in Drumcondra this evening.

The Archbishop's Palace area in Drumcondra where the attack took place.
The Archbishop's Palace area in Drumcondra where the attack took place.
Image: Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews.ie

A WOMAN WALKING home in Dublin was stabbed in the neck by another woman in a suspected mugging this evening.

The attack happened in Drumcondra at about 6.15pm when the 36-year-old victim was approached by another woman who demanded the victim’s handbag.

Gardaí say that a physical altercation followed and that the woman received a stab wound to her neck.

It’s believed her mobile phone may also have been stolen.

The victim was taken to the Mater Hospital for treatment to injuries that are not believed to be life threatening.

No arrests have yet been made and gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to the robbery to come forward.

Anyone with information should contact Mountjoy Garda Station on 01-6668602.

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