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Taxi driver left in hospital after Dublin attack

The 41-year-old was assaulted by a lone male on Pearse Street early this morning.

A TAXI DRIVER was hospitalised after being attacked on Pearse Street in central Dublin this morning just after midnight.

The 41-year-old driver was assaulted by a lone male at around 12.20am near the junction of Pearse Street and Erne Street.

According to gardaí, the attacker then walked away from the scene, leaving in the direction of Erne Street. The driver was taken to St James’s Hospital, where his condition was described as serious.

The scene on Pearse Street was closed off for forensic examination, but has since reopened. Gardaí have appealed for witnesses or anyone with information about the incident to contact them as the investigation continues.

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