Skibbereen stabbing investigation launched

Skibbereen stabbing investigation launched
 A 39 year old man was stabbed at 8.15pm last night in Riverdale Estate, Skibbereen. A group of youths allegedly comitted the crime. The man was taken to Cork Uiversity Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Gardai scenes of crimes officers arrive at the house where the man was stabbed. Photo: Andy Gibson.

GARDAÍ in West Cork are investigating a stabbing incident in Skibbereen last night.

Emergency services were called to a home in the Riverdale area of the town at approximately 8.15pm on Tuesday night.

A 39-year-old man was discovered to have stab wounds and was rushed to Cork University Hospital.

A forensic examination is taking place at the scene this morning. No arrests have yet been made.

A statement from the Garda Press Office said: “Gardaí at Skibbereen Co Cork are investigating a stabbing incident which occurred at Riverdale, Skibbereen at approximately 8.15pm last night, Tuesday 10th December 2019.

“Gardaí and emergency were called to a house at the above location, a 39 year old male received apparent stab wounds. He was taken to Cork University Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

No arrests have been made and investigations are continuing.”

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