A 17-year-old girl was taken to hospital after an incident in Youghal where she is believed to have suffered a number of stab wounds.
The teenage girl was rushed to Cork University Hospital, where her injuries are reported to be not serious.
A garda spokesperson confirmed the incident, which occurred this evening, is being investigated.
In a statement to The Echo a spokesperson said: “Gardaí are investigating an alleged assault that took place at approximately 5.20pm this evening, on Friday, December 18, in the Dysart area of Youghal in County Cork.
“A female youth was taken to Cork University Hospital with injuries that are not believed to be serious. Enquiries are ongoing.”