Man Arrested Following Assault...


Man Arrested Following Assault In Drimnagh

Laura Donnelly
Laura Donnelly

01:54 19 Jan 2023

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One man has been arrested, while another man is in hospital, following an alleged assault at a house in Drimnagh.

Gardai were called to the scene just before 10.30 last night, where they found an injured man lying on the floor and another man brandishing a large knife.

Officers say there was a struggle between the man and the gardai, before he was disarmed and arrested.

The man in his 20s is being questioned at Crumlin Garda Station.

The injured man, also in his 20s, received a number of stab wounds and is being treated at St James's Hospital, where his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.


A garda spokesperson says: "Gardaí are investigating an alleged assault which occurred at a residence in Drimnagh, Dublin 12 on Wednesday, 18th January 2023.

"Gardaí arrived to the scene shorty before 10.30pm. At the scene, they observed an injured man lying on the floor and another man brandishing a large knife.

"Following a physical struggle between the man and the uniformed Gardaí, the man was successfully disarmed and arrested by two unarmed Garda members.

"The man, aged in his 20s, was arrested under Section 3 of the Non-Fatal Offences Against the Person Act, 1997 and was taken Crumlin Garda Station where is currently detained.

"The injured man (20s) received a number of apparent stab wounds and was later taken to St James’ Hospital for treatment. His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

"No other injuries have been reported.

"Anyone with information on this incident can contact Gardaí at Crumlin 01 666 6200, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station."

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