Gardai arrest man in connection with Limerick city stabbing

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Gardai arrest man in connection with Limerick city stabbing

GARDAI have arrested a man in his 20s in connection with a late night stabbing in Limerick city. 

Roxboro Road gardai arrested the man following an assault on Parnell Street, which occurred at around 11.30pm on Thursday. 

A man in his 50s was brought to University Hospital Limerick with stab wounds. 

His condition is being treated as non-life-threatening. 

This was the fourth reported stabbing in Limerick city in less than two weeks. 

The man in his 20s is currently detained at Roxboro Road Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.