Youth injured in County Limerick stabbing incident

Aine Fitzgerald

Reporter:

Aine Fitzgerald

GARDAI in Bruff are appealing for information after a tennager was stabbed a number of times last night.

GARDAI in Bruff are appealing for information after a tennager was stabbed a number of times last night.

The incident happened at around 2.40am outside the old garda barracks in the village. It is understood the youth, who is from Limerick city, sustained a number of stab wounds in his back.

The 17-year-old was taken to the Mid Western Regional Hospital in Dooradoyle for treatement after the attack but he has since been discharged.

Although an investigation has been launched, gardai say they have not received a formal complaint in relation to the stabbing.

Anyone who was in the area between 2am and 3am is asked to contact Bruff Garda Station at (061) 382940