Sadly Knife Culture Again, Brave Gardai, Saved a mans Life?

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Gardai physically restrain man during stabbing incident

 12th April 2021


Gardai were forced to physically restrain a man during a stabbing incident involving another man at a home in Limerick on Sunday afternoon.a group of people in uniform: Gardai discovered 26 licences premises were breaching COVID-19 rules over the course of one weekend. Pic: Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews.ie© Provided by Extra.ie Gardai discovered 26 licences premises were breaching COVID-19 rules over the course of one weekend. Pic: Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews.ie

The stabbing happened in the Ellen Street area of Limerick city at approximately 5.10pm and Gardai were called to the scene.

A Garda spokesperson said that the officers who arrived at the scene observed one man attacking another with a knife.a man walking down the street: The stabbing happened in the Ellen Street area of Limerick city at approximately 5.10pm and Gardai were called to the scene. Pic: Shutterstock© Provided  The stabbing happened in the Ellen Street area of Limerick city at approximately 5.10pm and Gardai were called to the scene. Pic: Shutterstock

They determined that there was ‘an imminent threat to life’ and were forced to ‘manually restrain the attacker’.

A man, who is aged in his 50s, is being treated for serious injuries in University Hospital Limerick as a result of stab wounds sustained in the assault.

A man, who is aged in his 20s, was arrested at the scene by Gardai, who also recovered a knife.a clock tower on top of a pole: Gardai were forced to physically restrain a man during a stabbing incident involving another man at a home in Limerick on Sunday afternoon. Pic: Shutterstock© Provided by Extra.ie Gardai were forced to physically restrain a man during a stabbing incident involving another man at a home in Limerick on Sunday afternoon. Pic: Shutterstock

Garda spokesperson said: ‘Gardaí are investigating a serious assault that occurred on the evening of Sunday, April 11, 2021, at a residence in the Ellen Street area of Limerick city.

‘At approximately 5:10pm, Gardaí responding to reports of a disturbance arrived at the scene and observed a male seriously assaulting another male, attacking him with a knife.

‘Due to an imminent threat to life, and the proximity of the assailant to the injured party, Gardaí had to physically intervene and manually restrain the attacker, who was still armed with the knife.a close up of a sign: A Garda spokesperson said that the officers who arrived at the scene observed one man attacking another with a knife. Pic: Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images© Provided by Extra.ie A Garda spokesperson said that the officers who arrived at the scene observed one man attacking another with a knife. Pic: Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images

‘A male in his 20s has been arrested and the knife was recovered and seized by Gardaí.

‘A man in his 50s sustained a number of apparent stab wounds during the assault and was taken to University Hospital Limerick, where he is currently being treated for serious injuries.

‘The arrested man is currently being detained at Henry Street Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984. The scene is currently preserved for technical examination.a bag of luggage: They determined that there was ‘an imminent threat to life’ and were forced to ‘manually restrain the attacker’. Pic: Shutterstock© Provided by Extra.ie They determined that there was ‘an imminent threat to life’ and were forced to ‘manually restrain the attacker’. Pic: Shutterstock

‘Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to this incident to come forward and for anyone who was in the Ellen Street area at approximately 5:10pm to contact Gardaí.

‘Anyone with information in relation to this incident is asked to contact Henry Street Garda Station on 061 212400, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station

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