A man has been seriously injured in a stabbing attack on the southside of Cork city this afternoon.
The victim, who is in his 20s, was attacked on the road at the junction of Magazine Road and Highfield Avenue, near University College Cork, at around 4pm.
It's believed he suffered serious injuries to his hands and legs and has been taken to Cork University Hospital for treatment.
Detectives believe that the victim may have known his attacker.
“His condition is described as serious but stable,” a garda spokesperson said.
“Following the search of a house in the Glasheen Road area of Cork another man has been arrested, age currently unknown and a knife has been recovered.”
The man is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 at the Bridewell Garda Station.
“Scenes are currently in place at both locations pending technical examinations.”
“Investigations are continuing,” the spokesperson added.