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Young man stabbed after armed robbery attempt

Gardaí are investigating after a young man was stabbed when he refused to hand over money during an armed robbery attempt.

The assault and robbery took place in the Bohermore area of Galway City last Wednesday, March 11 at 4:25pm.

A number of young men were walking in the area when they were allegedly approached and threatened by two other men demanding they hand over their money.

When they refused to comply with the robbers demand one of the young men was assaulted, sustaining stab wounds to his hand.

He was taken to University Hospital Galway to be treated for non-life threatening injuries.

No items were taken during the attempted robbery, and no further injuries were sustained according to a garda spokesperson.

No arrested have yet been made, and investigations are ongoing.

Gardaí in Galway are appealing for anyone who may have information or witnessed anything to come forward.

They are also seeking any people who were on the road in the area around this time who may have dashcam footage to make it available to them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Galway Garda Station at 091 538 000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.

Briain Kelly
Email: news@galwaydaily.com
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