Updated: 04/01/17 : 11:49:36
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Woman stabbed during Dublin mugging

A woman was hospitalised after being stabbed in the neck during a mugging in the Drumcondra area of Dublin city yesterday.

The 36-year-old was walking home from work when she was approached by another woman who demanded her handbag shortly after 6pm.

There was an altercation between the pair and the 36-year-old was stabbed in the neck.

She was taken to the Mater Hospital where she is being treated for her injuries, which are not believed to be life-threatening.

No arrests have been made and gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact Mountjoy Garda Station on 01-6668602.