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20-year-old man in serious condition following Roscommon stabbing

The man was taken by ambulance to Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe.

Image: Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews.ie

A 20-YEAR-OLD man is in serious condition in hospital following a stabbing in Roscommon town last night.

The incident took place at around 11pm behind a car park on Castle Street. The man suffered multiple stab wounds.

He was taken by ambulance to Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe where his condition is understood to be serious.

The scene is currently preserved for a forensic examination. No arrests have been made and gardaí are appealing for witnesses.

A garda spokesperson said they are particularly appealing to anyone who was in the Castle Street area between 10.30pm and 11.30pm to come forward.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact Gardaí at Roscommon Town 090-6638300, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.”

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