Man arrested over Dublin city centre assaults

Two men stabbed and a woman assaulted off Grafton Street in early hours of this morning

A 25-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a number of serious assaults in Dublin city centre early this morning.

A 25-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a number of serious assaults in Dublin city centre early this morning.

Tue, Apr 16, 2013, 08:36

A 25-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a number of serious assaults in Dublin city centre early this morning.

At about 1am, a 31-year-old man was discovered with stab wounds on Grafton Street. He was taken by ambulance to St James’s Hospital with serious injuries. Gardaí then received a report of a second stabbing incident and an assault on Chatham Row. A second man (35) was stabbed and a 22-year-old female was assaulted.

They were removed to St. James's Hospital and are being treated for their injuries.

In a follow up search of the area a 25-year-old man was arrested and is currently detained at Pearse Street Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

A number of scenes are preserved and the matter is under investigation.