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Gardaí appeal for witnesses after 25-year-old man stabbed in face

The incident happened on Parnell Square in Dublin’s city centre.

Parnell_Square_North Parnell Square North Source: Wikimedia Commons

GARDAÍ IN DUBLIN are appealing for witnesses after a 25-year-old man was stabbed in the face in Dublin city centre.

The incident happened on Parnell Sq North, just north of O’Connell Street, yesterday afternoon at roughly 4.10pm.

The man received serious injuries to his face as he was walking on the square a Garda spokesman said.

The man was accompanied by a 24-year-old woman who was not injured.

He made his way to Temple Street Children’s Hospital and from there was transferred to the nearby Mater hospital. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

The scene was preserved for a technical examination but no arrests have been made thus far, according to the spokesman.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses or anyone who may have been in the vicinity of Parnell Square North between 3.50pm and 4.10pm and who may have seen unusual activity.

Witnesses are asked to contact Mountjoy gardaí on 01 6668600, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.

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