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Update - Stabbing Incident Essex Quay, Dublin 9/12/2018

The man and woman, both in their 20s, were released from Pearse Street Garda Station without charge on 10th December 2018. A file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions. 
 
 Garda Press Office

At approximately 4:40pm a man in his late 20s sustained apparent stab wounds during an incident on Essex Quay. He was treated at the scene by ambulance personnel and taken to St James’s Hospital. His injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

A man and woman both in their 20s were arrested Gardaí at the scene. They are currently detained under section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at Pearese Street Garda Station. They can be held for 24 hours.

The scene in currently preserved for technical examination and Essex Quay is closed to traffic. Garda units are currently on the south quays managing traffic. (Traffic updates will be provided on @gardatraffic)

Anyone with information is asked to contact Pearse Street Garda Station 01-6669000 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.