Man stabbed with penknife in Athy

a man in his mid-20s was stabbed in the back with a penknife in an altercation outside Athy Post Office on Sunday morning last.

a man in his mid-20s was stabbed in the back with a penknife in an altercation outside Athy Post Office on Sunday morning last.

At approximately 10am, two men were seen in an argument outside the post office on Duke Street. One man produced a knife and the second man received two stabbed wounds to his back. He was taken to Naas General Hospital where his injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

Gardai arrested the man and a file is currently being prepared for the DPP.

- Lisa Deeney