A man’s been arrested in connection with the stabbing of an elderly man in Co Louth.

The 93-year-old was left seriously injured following the attack.

This stabbing incident happened in Blackrock in County Louth when Gardaí and emergency services were called to the scene at Sandy Lane at around ten to 3 on Saturday afternoon.

A 93-YEAR-OLD man received a number of stab wounds after a row with another man.

He was brought to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda where his condition is understood to be stable.

A 30-year-old man was arrested in the Dundalk area late last night and is currently detained at Dundalk Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

A technical and forensic examination of the scene’s been carried out and Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward, particularly anyone who was in the area or the nearby Community Centre between 2pm and 3pm yesterday.

They’re asked to contact the incident room at Dundalk Garda Station.