Three held over stabbing

Garda
THREE people have been arrested in relation to a serious assault that took place in an apartment off of New Street yesterday evening (Wednesday).

THREE people have been arrested in relation to a serious assault that took place in an apartment off of New Street yesterday evening (Wednesday).

A man (21) was stabbed a number of times in Lower New Street Apartments shortly after 9pm. The man is being treated for injuries in St Luke’s hospital where his condition is described as serious.

Tow men and one women in their early 20s were detained at Kilkenny and Thomastown Garda stations under Section 3 of Non-Fatal Offences Against the Person Act 1997.

The search for the weapon used in the stabbing is on-going and Gardai are appeal ling for anyone who was in the New Street or near the cinema between 9pm and 10pm to contact them Kilkenny Garda station (056-7775000)