Man Arrested Following Stabbing Of Pregnant woman In Co. Tipperary.

Gardaí have arrested and are questioning a man in his 20s, following a stabbing incident at a house in Co. Tipperary, on Saturday evening last.

The stabbing incident resulted in a pregnant female; also aged in her 20s, being rushed to the Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise, with non-life threatening injuries. The young woman is said to be recovering well, with her unborn child not believed to be in any danger.

We understand from media reports (Irish Mirror), (Cork Beo), (, that others in their company witnessed the incident at 6:20pm on Saturday evening, and are helping Gardaí with their inquiries.

Gardaí were quickly on the scene of the incident and were able to make an arrest. The assailant is currently being detained at Thurles Garda Station, under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984, and must be either charged or released from Garda custody today.

While Gardaí refused to be further drawn on the incident, they have confirmed that the incident did happen somewhere else in the Premier County.


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