September 22, 2021

Two men rushed to Kilkenny hospital with ‘serious’ injuries after stabbing

Two men were rushed to hospital in Kilkenny after they were attacked and stabbed.

The incident occurred in Carlow town at around 6.45pm yesterday.

Gardai confirmed officers were called to the scene on Barrow Track where two men, aged in their 40s and 50s, were discovered with stab wounds.

They were taken by ambulance to St Luke’s General Hospital in Kilkenny for treatment. Their injuries are described as “serious”.

A man in his 50s has since been arrested gardai investigating the attack. He was detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act at Carlow Garda Station.

The scene has been preserved for forensic examination.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward. They are particularly appealing to anyone with video footage from the footpath at Barrow Track at the time of the incident to make it available to them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Carlow Garda Station (059) 913 6620 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.


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