Man appears in court after Dunmanway knife incident

January 16th, 2015 11:55 AM

By Southern Star Team

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A MAN who has been living in Dunmanway for more than ten years was brought before a special sitting of Bandon District Court on Sunday last after gardai investigated an alleged stabbing incident in the early hours of Saturday morning.

In what is believed to have been an unprovoked attack, a man sustained a knife wound to his face when he was walking home along Killbarry Road, Dunmanway, between 5am and 7am on Saturday, January 10.

It has been confirmed that a man was arrested in connection with the assault around lunchtime that same day and detained at Clonakilty Garda Station under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.

The man was charged with an offence, contrary to Section 3 of the Non-Fatal Offences Against the Person Act 1997, which is assault causing harm, and brought before a special sitting of Bandon District Court on Sunday, January 11.

In court, Judge James McNulty remanded the accused on bail to appear at Bandon District Court on Friday, January 16.

Superintendent Colm O’Sullivan confirmed that the gardai are completing the investigation file for further directions of the DPP.

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