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Public call for witnesses after man stabbed in Longford

Conor Trindle
08 Dec 2018, 23:21 GMT+10

LONGFORD,Co. Ireland,Ireland - A man is being treated for a stab wound at Midland Regional Hospital in Mullingar.

The man, in his early 20s, was in the Longford Centre shopping mall around 6:30 on Friday night when he was allegedly stabbed.

Emergency services were quickly on the scene, and the man was taken by ambulance to Midland Regional Hospital, where he was admitted with a non-life-threatening injury.

Garda have launchedan investigation into the incident and have appealed for witnesses or anyone with any information about the incident to contact them at Longford Garda Station on (043) 3350570.

It is the second stabbing to have occurred at the Longford Centre in a little over two years.

On 1 November 2016 a man died after being stabbed at the centre.

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