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Man 'serious but stable' after stab attack in Dublin city centre

The 23-year-old is being treated at the Mater. A 19-year-old has been taken for questioning at Store Street Station.

North Earl Street
North Earl Street
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A 23-YEAR-OLD MAN has been rushed to the Mater Hospital in Dublin following a stabbing incident in Dublin City Centre.

It happened at North Earl Street, just off O’Connell Street at around 6pm this evening. He received a stab wound to his abdomen.

It was initially thought the young man’s injuries were not serious, but he is now said to be a in a ‘serious but stable’ condition.

The scene has been sealed off as an investigation gets under way, a garda spokesperson told TheJournal.ie this evening.

A 19-year-old man has been arrested and taken for questioning at Store Street Garda Station, where he is being held under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

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