27 Sept 2022

Man stabbed in Longford St Patrick’s night attack fighting for his life

A man (18) and two male juveniles arrested and detained at Longford Garda Station

UPDATE: Man stabbed in Longford St Patrick’s night attack fighting for his life

The scene of the St Patrick's night stabbing incident in Longford town.

The victim of last night’s stabbing incident at New Street, Longford town is in hospital fighting for his life.

Gardaí are investigating the assault which occurred at New Street yesterday evening, Friday, March 17 shortly after 8.30pm.

A man, mid 30s, suffered apparent stab wounds when he was assaulted by a number of youths.

He was taken to Midland Regional Hospital, Mullingar in a critical condition.

A man, 18 years, and two male juveniles were arrested in connection with this investigation a short time later.

They are all currently detained at Longford Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

The scene has been preserved for technical examination. Investigations are on-going.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses and anyone one with information is asked to contact them at Longford Garda Station on 043 3350570, The Garda Confidential Line, 1800 666111 or any Garda station.


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