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05th Mar 2022

Three injured and one arrested following reported acid attack in Cork

Two men are believed to be seriously injured.

Three men have been injured and one man has been arrested following a reported acid attack in Cork.

A Garda spokesperson told JOE that emergency services attended the scene of an incident at a residence on Connolly Road in Ballyphehane on Friday (5 March).

Gardaí say they were alerted to the incident at around 8.20pm, with multiple reports stating that it is understood to have been an acid attack.

Two men, one in his 40s and the other in his 30s, were removed to Cork University Hospital with what are believed to be serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Meanwhile, a third man, aged in his 30s, received treatment for his injuries at the scene.

As of Saturday morning, the scene remains preserved.

Gardaí arrested a man, aged in his 30s, shortly after midnight on Saturday.

He is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 at Bridewell Garda Station.

Gardaí say investigations into the incident are ongoing.