The culprit is described as being in his late 20's with a very tight haircut. He is believed to be approximately 6' to 6'2''.
Gardaí at Fitzgibbon Street are investigating a serious assault that occurred on Parnell Street at approximately 3.45pm this afternoon, the 3rd July 2009.
A 31 year old man was involved in an altercation with another man which resulted in him receiving a stab wound.
He has been taken to the Mater Hospital where his condition is described as being serious.
The culprit is described as being in his late 20's with a very tight haircut. He has a pale complexion and is clean shaven. He is believed to be approximately 6' to 6' 2'' in height.
His clothing at the time of the incident was a white/light coloured top and white/beige coloured knee length shorts.
He ran in the Marlboro Street/Summerhill direction.
A portion of the road was closed for a time but has since re-opened resulting in normal traffic movement being resumed. The scene on the footpath continues to be preserved.
Anyone who may have witnessed this incident, who may recognise the above description, or who may have any information to offer is asked to contact Gardaí at Fitzgibbon Street on 01 666 8400, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.
Garda Press Office,
1755hrs, 3 July 2009.