Gardaí in Galway have appealed for witnesses after a 15-year-old boy was stabbed during an altercation in a church grounds yesterday evening.

The teenager was injured after being approached by a male who was unknown to him and an altercation followed.

The 15 year old suffered a single stab wound and was taken to University Hospital Galway. It is understood his injuries are not life-threatening.

The incident happened around 6pm yesterday evening in the grounds of St Brigid’s Church in Ballybane in the east of the city.

It's believed his injuries are not life threatening.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to contact them at Mill Street Garda station on 091-538000.



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