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Appeal for witnesses after man is stabbed in Carlow

Gardaí were called to the scene of a suspected aggravated burglary in an apartment yesterday.

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GARDAÍ IN CARLOW are appealing for witnesses and information following a stabbing incident in Carlow town yesterday.

Gardaí were called to the scene of a suspected aggravated burglary and serious assault incident in an apartment at the Riverdell apartment complex in the town at about 2.45pm.

A 22-year-old man was receiving treatment at the scene from paramedics for suspected stab wounds. He was taken by ambulance to St Luke’s General Hospital, Kilkenny. His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

A forensic examination of the scene has been carried out and investigations are ongoing.

Speaking at Carlow Garda Station, Superintendent Gerard Redmond said: “I am appealing for information from any potential witness who may have heard or seen anything in the vicinity of Riverdell apartments – which are located at Haymarket, Carlow – between the hours of 1pm and 3pm on Thursday, 8 June.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Carlow Garda Station on 059 913 6620 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.

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