Man arrested following stabbing of 93-year-old man in Louth 4 months ago

Man arrested following stabbing of 93-year-old man in Louth

A man has been arrested following the stabbing of a 93-year-old man in Co Louth.

The man, in his 30s, was arrested in the Dundalk area late last night after the serious assault in Sandy Lane, Blackrock on August 10.

He is currently being detained at Dundalk Garda Station.

The 93-year-old man is being treated in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital. His condition is understood to be serious but stable.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to the incident to come forward.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dundalk Garda Station on 042-9388400 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.

The investigation is ongoing.