09/07/2019

Man Stabbed As Youth 'Bumps' Into Him In Letterkenny

Gardaí are investigating a stabbing incident in Co Donegal, which left a man with a blade embedded in his side.

According to reports, a man was walking on Port Road, Letterkenny, when he was "bumped into" by one of three "youths wearing hoodies". Moments later the man developed a sharp pain in his side and discovered that he had been stabbed and the blade had been left in his side.

It is understood that the man sought hospital treatment and garda was contacted.

A garda spokesperson described the incident as a "deliberate attack" and said that they are still trying to established a motive for the incident.

Anyone with information about the attack, which is said to have taken place "in broad daylight", is asked to contact garda.

(MH/CM)

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