Two suspects arrested following stabbing of young man and teenager in Co Kildare

A teenager and a man in his 20s suffered non-life threatening injuries in the attack near Kilcock train station

Two suspects have been arrested after a young man and a teenager were stabbed in Kilcock, Co Kildare.

The attack occurred at 11am on Tuesday on Bridge Street near the train station.

The victims were taken to Naas General Hospital where they were treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Gardaí arrived at the scene and arrested two males, aged in their teens and early 20s, who were detained for questioning at a Kildare Garda station before being released without charge.


A file on the matter is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions and the teenage suspect will be referred to the Garda Youth Diversion Programme, the force said in a statement.

Investigating gardaí appealed to anyone who witnessed the attack to contact Leixlip Garda station on (049) 436 8800, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any garda station.

“Any road users and pedestrians who may have camera footage (including dash cam) and were in the area of Bridge Street or the train station between 10.30am and 11.15am yesterday morning are asked to make this footage available to gardaí.”

Conor Gallagher

Conor Gallagher

Conor Gallagher is Crime and Security Correspondent of The Irish Times