Man to appear in court charged in connection with the stabbing of a Drogheda teenager

Friday 11 January 2013 11.45
The boy and his friends were approached in the town yesterday afternoon
The boy and his friends were approached in the town yesterday afternoon

A 21-year-old man is due to appear in court tomorrow charged in connection with a stabbing incident in Drogheda, Co Louth.

A 16-year-old boy was seriously injured in the attack which happened as he was walking home from school yesterday.

The boy is said to be in a stable condtion in hospital this evening.

Gardaí say the man is to be brought before a sitting of Drogheda District Court in the morning.