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Ennis stabbing: Woman still in custody

It is understood the woman who was stabbed has been transferred to Cork University Hospital.

The area near where the woman was stabbed
The area near where the woman was stabbed
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A WOMAN WHO was arrested yesterday in connection with a stabbing in Ennis, Co Clare, is still in police custody.

The woman was arrested after a woman was seriously assaulted at approximately 5pm yesterday in the grounds of the primary school in the vicinity of Station Road/Friar’s Walk near the exit of the shopping centre car park.

Gardaí said that the 23-year-old woman was in a life-threatening condition last night. It is understood she has been moved from Midwestern Regional Hospital to Cork University Hospital.

The Sunday World reports today that the victim suffered wounds to her stomach, neck, face and head.

A woman aged 22 was arrested and detained under Section Four of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984, at Ennis Garda Station. She is still being detained by gardaí.

Investigating gardaí are appealing for witnesses and in particular anyone in the vicinity of Friar’s Walk, Station Road, the shopping centre car park or the primary school between 4.30pm and 5pm yesterday to contact them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Ennis Garda Station on 065 6848100, or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.

Read: Woman in life threatening condition after stabbing in Ennis>

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