Garda appeal for information following stabbing in Kilkenny City

Mary Cody

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Mary Cody

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mary.cody@kilkennypeople.ie

Garda appeal for information following stabbing in Kilkenny City

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following a stabbing in the city on Monday evening.
The incident took place shortly before 6pm at the War Memorial in the Peace Park.
One man was stabbed a number of times, in his arm and face. He received medical treatment at St Luke’s Hospital and his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
Gardaí have issued descriptions of two suspects who were seen in the area around the time of the attack.
Both are males - one is described as wearing a red cap and a navy jumper and tracksuit bottoms. The second suspect was wearing a navy tracksuit and tee-shirt.
The scene was cordoned off for a number of hours on Monday evening. A technical examination of the scene has taken place following the stabbing.
Anyone with information can contact Kilkenny gardaí in confidence on (056) 7775000.