Man detained over alleged stabbing of Longford woman

Liam Cosgrove

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Longford Garda Station. Photo: Michelle Ghee. www.gphotos.ie

Longford Garda Station, where a man is being questioned in connection with the alleged stabbing of a woman in Longford town yesterday afternoon

A man in his being questioned by detectives this afternoon over the alleged stabbing of a woman in Longford town yesterday.

The man, who is in his 20s, is believed to have voluntarily contacted gardaí earlier today.

He is currently being detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

It's believed the man, who has connections to north Longford is known to the woman who was injured as a result of yesterday's incident.

She was taken to Mullingar's Midland Regional Hospital after being allegedly assaulted close to Longford Post Office.

The woman and young mother, who is in her early 30s, is recuperating at home after being released from hospital.

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