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Man Charged - Stabbing Incident Ashtown, Dublin 7, 15th July 2020

Gardaí have arrested and charged a male following a stabbing incident that is reported to have occurred in the River Road area of Ashtown, Dublin 7, on 15/07/2020 at approximately 11:40am.

Gardaí responded to reports that a man, aged in his early 70s, had received stab wound to his leg. The man was treated at the scene by ambulance crew and was taken to hospital for further treatment. His injuries are described as non life threatening.

Garda arrested a man, aged in his 20s, close to the scene and a knife has been recovered. The man was detained at Cabra Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984. He has since been charged and in relation to this investigation and is due to appear before Blanchardstown District Court this morning, 16/07/2020, at 10:30am.