Two arrests after man allegedly stabbed in the face in Longford

Stabbing followed a reported altercation between men in an apartment on Friday night

The men are being questioned at Longford Garda station.

The men are being questioned at Longford Garda station.

 

Two men have been arrested after a man was allegedly stabbed in the face during a violent row in Longford last night.

It’s understood a Lithuanian man in his late 30s was allegedly attacked in an apartment on the Strokestown road area of the county town at around 10pm.

Gardaí­ and emergency services attended the scene and the victim was brought to Mullingar’s Midland Regional Hospital for treatment for non-life threatening injuries.

Two men, aged in their early 40s and late 40s were arrested by gardaí­ in the early hours of this morning.

They are currently detained at Longford Garda station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

The scene was cordoned off to allow for a technical examination.