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Witness Appeal Serious Assault, Thorndale Walk, Artane, Dublin 5 2nd January 2020 - 3rd January 2020

An Garda Síochána at Clontarf Garda Station are investigating a serious assault on an 18-year-old male who received a number of stab injuries.
The incident occurred on Thorndale Walk, Artane, Dublin 5, on the evening of Thursday the 2nd of January 2020. This young male's injuries are serious and life-changing but not life-threatening.

This laneway where the altercation occurred runs between Thorndale Estate, Artane and St. David’s Sports Grounds in the Artane area of Dublin. It is believed that up to 20 youths from the local area carried out this attack, all of whom fled in the direction of the Rockfield Park between 8pm and 9pm on Thursday evening.

We appeal to anyone who was in the vicinity with any information about this attack, or persons who may have witnessed or heard any disturbances in this area, to contact Gardaí.

We wish to appeal to road-users with camera footage, or anyone who may have video footage of the incident from social media sources to come forward.
Members of the public are urged to contact Clontarf Garda Station on 01 666 4800 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111