A 19-year-old man has been charged after a teenage boy was stabbed in Castlebar, Co Mayo.

Gardaí say the incident happened in Market Square at 1.30pm.

His injuries are being described as not life-threatening.

The man, who was arrested a short time later, was detained at Castlebar Garda Station.

He was later charged and will appear before Roscommon District Court tomorrow.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact Castlebar Garda Station on 094-9038200, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111 or any garda station.