Man treated for knife wounds to the face following Louth attack

The man was confronted by a group of youths as he left a pub in Cloonanna in Knockbridge

Man treated for knife wounds to the face following Louth attack

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A man has received knife wounds to his face after being attacked by a group of youths in County Louth.

Gardaí are investigating the assault that occurred at 10:45pm last night in Cloonanna, Knockbridge, County Louth.

The man - aged in his 40s - was confronted by the group as he left a pub in the area.

He received facial injuries caused by a knife in the altercation and was taken to hospital where he received a number of stitches.

The scene was preserved and gardaí are viewing CCTV footage from the area as part of their investigations.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Ardee Garda Station on 041 6853222.