Man arrested in stabbing investigation released pending file to DPP

A man arrested in connection with a stabbing incident in Letterkenny on April 23rd has been released pending a file to the DPP.

The incident happened when the assailant approached a man close to the junction of High Road and Main Street, and asked for a cigarette.

When the man refused, he was stabbed in the face, requiring plastic surgery. The local man, who is now based in the US, has returned to America where he is receiving further treatment.

It's also been confirmed today that a woman in her twenties was detained and questioned in relation to the same incident earlier this week.

She was arrested on Tuesday morning at released later that day. A file is being prepared for the DPP.