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Teen arrested after woman left in serious condition following assault in Dublin city centre

Gardaí are asking anyone with information to come forward.

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Updated Jan 22nd 2021, 11:33 AM

GARDAÍ HAVE ARRESTED a teenager in connection with the assault of a woman in the IFSC area of the capital as she walked home from work on Wednesday evening.

The woman, who is in her late 40s, received the injuries as she walked on the pedestrian walkway, between Georges Dock and Custom House Quay, at around 9.30pm. 

It is understood the woman suffered stab wounds during the mugging incident including one to her neck. 

The woman was taken to the Mater Hospital where she remains in a serious condition.

In an update this morning, gardaí said a teenager had been arrested and is currently detained at Store Street Garda Station.

“Investigations are ongoing”, a garda spokesperson added. 

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Gardaí are appealing for any persons who may have witnessed the incident or who were in the vicinity between 9.15pm and 10pm on Wednesday night to contact gardaí.

Anyone with information or camera footage is asked to contact Store Street Garda Station on 01 666 8000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any garda station.

- With reporting from Garreth MacNamee

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