Woman stabbed during attempted mugging in north Dublin

The 36-year-old was approached by another woman

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A woman has been stabbed during an attempted mugging in Dublin.

The 36-year-old was approached by another woman in Drumcondra at about 6.15pm on Tuesday.

She demanded her handbag and stabbed her in the neck during the struggle.

The victim was taken to the Mater Hospital for treatment, but her injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

Gardaí have not yet made any arrests and are appealing for witnesses to contact them at Mountjoy garda station.