Teenager hospitalised after stabbing incident on Portmarnock beach, Dublin 8 months ago

Teenager hospitalised after stabbing incident on Portmarnock beach, Dublin

The teenage boy sustained a stab wound in what is believed to have been an altercation between two groups of youths.

A 15-year-old teenage boy was taken to hospital after being stabbed in the vicinity of Portmarnock beach.

Gardaí at Malahide are appealing for witnesses to the serious assault which occurred in the vicinity of Portmarnock beach on Friday 24 January at approximately 9.30pm.

The teenager sustained a stab wound in what is believed to have been an altercation between two groups of youths.

The boy was taken from the scene by car to Malahide Garda Station where he was treated by Garda ASU members. He was removed by ambulance to Temple Street Children’s Hospital where his condition is described as stable.

Gardaí are currently examining the scene of the incident and no arrests have been made to date.

Enquiries are ongoing.

Garda station Superintendent Gerry Donnelly has said: "Gardaí are anxious to hear from any witnesses who may have been in the vicinity of the entrance to Portmarnock Beach, Velvet Strand, Coast Road and Wendell Avenue between 9pm and 10pm or to anyone with camera footage that could assist the investigation.

"Gardaí are also appealing to any persons who may have been using public transport in that vicinity and came across large groups of youths availing of transport services.’

Anyone with information is asked to contact Malahide Garda Station on 01 6664600 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111