Gardaí in Cork have arrested a man following a slash hook attack on another man in Cork city yesterday.
The incident happened at around 6.50pm, when a 33 year old man was attacked as he sat in the front garden of his home at Cushing Place in Farranree.
The man was struck on the back of the head by another man armed with a slash hook and he suffered a serious injury to his head - which required medical treatment.
Gardai later arrested a 42 year old man in the Farranree area and brought him to Mayfield Garda Station for questioning.
The man is being detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.