Gardaí search for weapon after Waterford assault leaves woman hospitalised

A 28-year-old man is being detained at Waterford Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act following an assault at a house on Gracedieu Road in the city on Tuesday morning (July 17).

A woman in her early 20s was brought to University Hospital Waterford with facial injuries. It is believed that the woman was attacked with a knife. A forensic examination is being carried out and Gardaí are searching for a weapon.

Anyone with information should contact Waterford Garda Station on 051-305300.

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.