Man stabbed during mobile phone robbery in Dublin

A group of youths attacked the man on Crane Lane

Man stabbed during mobile phone robbery in Dublin

The crime scene in Swords County Dublin where a man was found on Sunday with serious injuries and has since died. Image: Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews

A teenager has been arrested after a serious assault in Dublin.

The victim was attacked on Crane Lane in Dublin 2 at around 3.30a.m on Saturday morning.

The man, aged in his early 30s, was stabbed by a number of youths who robbed his phone.

A taxi man assisted the injured man and took him to St James's Hospital.

He is being treated for his injuries, which are not life-threatening.

A description of the teenagers was circulated to gardaí, and an arrest was made a short time later.

The scene was located and preserved - and the phone was recovered when the arrest was made.

The detained man is being held at Pearse Street garda station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.