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The incident happened near the Customs House at around 5am.
The incident happened near the Customs House at around 5am.
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Man hospitalised following knife attack in Dublin city centre

The incident, which happened near the Customs House, also saw a car rammed by another car.
Aug 13th 2018, 8:30 AM 29,279 19

A MAN IN his 30s has been taken to hospital after being stabbed in Dublin city centre this morning.

Gardaí at Store St are investigating the incident, which happened at Beresford Place at around 5am and followed a car being rammed by another vehicle.

It is understood that after the car was rammed, the male driver and male passenger of the rammed car fled on foot and were followed by a number of men from the second car.

The male passenger in his 30s received a number of injuries after being assaulted at nearby Custom House Plaza.

Emergency services later attended the scene and the man was taken to the Mater Hospital, where his injuries are understood to be non-life threatening.

It is not yet known if anyone has been arrested in relation to the incident.

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The scene remained sealed off by gardaí this morning, with a number of traffic diversions in place in the area for a number of hours.

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