Man detained after alleged stabbing incident in Longford town

Suspected weapon has since been recovered by gardaí

News Reporter


News Reporter

Longford Garda Station. Photo: Michelle Ghee.

Gardaí have launched an investigation following an alleged stabbing incident in Longford town yesterday afternoon.

A man is this morning being quizzed by detectives following an alleged stabbing incident yesterday afternoon which left another man in hospital.

The alleged 41-year-old victim was brought to Mullingar's Midland Regional Hospital for treatment to a suspected stab wound after an incident at an undisclosed location in Longford town.

His injuries have been described as non life threatening.

A 50-year-old man was later arrested and brought to Longford Garda Station, where he is still being questioned by investigating officers this morning.

It is understood a suspected weapon used in the incident was later recovered.