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Man receives facial wounds in afternoon attack on Dublin's Henry Street

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the attack yesterday afternoon.

Henry Street, Dublin
Henry Street, Dublin
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GARDAÍ ARE APPEALING for witnesses to an assault that took place yesterday afternoon on Dublin’s Henry Street.

At approximately 4.15pm on the busy shopping street a man in his mid 20s was attacked resulting in severe wounds to his face.

It is believed that three males walked towards the man who was walking alone down Henry Street. The man was assaulted in an attack, however, he did manage to escape from his attackers.

He was removed to the Mater Hospital where his wounds are described as non-life threatening.

Gardaí said that no arrests have been made as of yet in relation to the incident, but gardaí at Store Street are appealing for witnesses who might have seen the incident take place on what would have been a busy time of day.

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