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Gardaí Investigating Stabbing In Westmeath

A 23 year old man has been taken to hospital.

Gardaí are investigating after a man was stabbed in Westmeath over the weekend.

The incident occurred in the Bower View area of Athlone at about 3.50 on Saturday morning.

The 23 year-old man was taken to Tullamore Regional Hospital, and is now believed to be in a stable condition.

In a separate incident at the same location, a 37 year-old man was arrested after becoming aggressive towards gardaí and Emergency Services.

He has since been released, with a file due to be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or was in the Bower View area between 3.30 and 4am is asked to contact Athlone Garda Station on 090 64 98 550, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 , or any garda station.


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