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Man arrested after stabbing incident at Dublin Airport

It’s understood a man was stabbed a number of times outside Terminal 1.

A MAN HAS been arrested following a stabbing incident at Dublin Airport today.

It’s understood a man in his 50s was stabbed a number of times outside Terminal 1 this morning.

He was taken to Beaumont Hospital where he is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

The man arrested, also in his 50s, is being detained at a north Dublin garda station.

In a statement provided to The Journal, DAA said:

“Airport Police at Dublin Airport responded to an  incident within 90 seconds at 11.30 this morning, detained an individual who was subsequently taken into Garda custody while the Airport Fire Service ambulance personnel attended to the victim of the incident.”

It is understood that the suspect was detained at first by unarmed Airport Police while another officer administered first aid to the victim before Gardaí arrived on the scene. 

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this incident to contact them.

Any pedestrians or road users who were in the vicinity of Terminal 1 between 11am and 11.45am this morning, Sunday 17 September 2023, and who may have camera footage (including dash cam) are asked to make this available to investigating Gardaí.

Investigations are ongoing.

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