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Man arrested after elderly man stabbed in Louth

A 30-year-old man has been arrested after a 93-year-old man was stabbed in Co Louth. At around 2:...
Jack Quann
Jack Quann

08.45 11 Aug 2019


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Man arrested after elderly man...

Man arrested after elderly man stabbed in Louth

Jack Quann
Jack Quann

08.45 11 Aug 2019


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A 30-year-old man has been arrested after a 93-year-old man was stabbed in Co Louth.

At around 2:50pm on Saturday, GardaĆ­ and emergency services were called to the scene at Sandy Lane in Blackrock.

The elderly man was stabbed a number of times following a row with another man.

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The injured man was taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, where his condition is described as stable.

A technical and forensic examination of the scene is underway.

GardaĆ­ are appealing for witnesses - and are particularly appealing to anyone who was in the area of Sandy Lane or the nearby Community Centre between 2.00pm and 3.00pm on Saturday - to contact them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dundalk Garda station on 042-9388-400 or the Garda Confidential Line at 1800-666-111.

The man was arrested in the Dundalk area late on Saturday night, and is being detained at Dundalk Garda station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

The investigation is ongoing.


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