24/03/2016

Woman Seriously Injured In Knife Attack In Cork City

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to a knife attack on a woman in Cork city yesterday, 23 March.

It is understood that the woman, aged in her 20s, was slashed across the face a number of times when she was attacked as she parked her car on Friar's Street shortly after midday.

The woman is being treated for serious injuries at Cork University Hospital.

Gardaí have not yet been able to take an official statement from the woman due to the extent of her injuries.

Anyone who may have seen the Friar Street attack or witnessed any suspicious activity in the area around midday to contact them in confidence.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Anglesea Street Garda Station on 021-4522000 or the Bridewell Garda Station in Cork on 021-4943330.

(MH/LM)

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