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Man hospitalised after stabbing in Waterford

The 23-year-old received wounds to his neck, face and back.

Image: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland

GARDAÍ IN WATERFORD are investigating a stabbing that occurred in the early hours of this morning.

A 23-year-old man has been hospitalised with wounds to his neck, face and back following the incident. He was taken to Waterford Regional Hospital where he is currently receiving treatment.

Gardaí arrested an 18-year-old man at Jenkins Lane Car Park (near where the incident took place) a short time after the stabbing.

He is being detained at Waterford Garda Station under section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

An appeal has been been made for any witnesses who were in the area at the time to contact the station on 051 305 300 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.

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