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Serious Assault of man in Drogheda, Thursday 9th January 2020

Gardaí are investigating a serious assault on a man in his 50s that occurred at approximately 9.30pm on Thursday 9th January 2020 at a residence at Knockbrack Downs, Drogheda, County Louth.

The man was taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda with apparent stab wounds. His condition is described as non-life threatening. 

The scene is currently preserved pending a full technical examination.

A man in his 20s was arrested at the scene and was detained at Drogheda Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984. He was later charged and will appear before Drogheda District Court this morning Friday 10th January 2020.