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Man arrested late last night in Dundalk after stabbing of 93-year-old man

The man remains in hospital and his condition is understood to be stable.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses.
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses.
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A 30-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested in Co. Louth after a 93-year-old man was stabbed following an altercation in Blackrock yesterday.

Gardaí are investigating the serious assault after they were called to a house at Sandy Lane near Dundalk at around 2.50pm yesterday.

Emergency services attended the scene and the elderly man was taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital with a number of apparent stab wounds

The man remains in hospital and his condition is understood to be stable. 

Gardaí have now said that a 30-year-old man was arrested late last night in the Dundalk area. 

He is being detained in Dundalk Garda Station where he can be held for up to 24 hours.  

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Gardaí are continuing to appeal for witnesses to contact them at the incident room in Dundalk Station.

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