Gardai in Drogheda have launched an investigation after a man was stabbed during an assault at Knockbrack Downs in the town on Thursday evening.
A man in his 20s was arrested at the scene and was subsequently charged. He will appear before Drogheda District Court on Friday morning.
Gardai responded to the incident at a residence in the estate at approximately 9.30pm last night. The man in his 50s was taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital with apparent stab wounds. His condition is described as non-life threatening. The scene is currently being preserved pending a full technical examination.
The arrested man was detained at Drogheda Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act before being charged.