Two teenagers stabbed near Blanchardstown shopping centre

Pair taken to Temple Street hospital in Dublin with ‘non-life threatening’ injuries

Two teenagers have been stabbed during a public order disturbance in west Dublin on Wednesday evening.

Gardaí responded to reports of a public order incident near Blanchardstown shopping centre at approximately 5.40pm.

Two male youths, both in their teens, had been stabbed during an altercation, and were taken from the scene to Temple Street Children’s University Hospital. A Garda spokesman described their injuries as “non-life threatening”.

No arrests have been made, with gardaí investigating a number of “locations of interest” near the scene, the spokesman said.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to the incident to come forward, particularly anyone who was in the shopping centre area at the time with mobile phone footage of what happened, or motorists driving through the area who may have dash-cam footage.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Blanchardstown Garda station on 01 6667000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.