Manhunt Underway After Prison Officers Stabbed

MANHUNT UNDERWAY AFTER PRISON OFFICERS STABBED

Two prison officers have been stabbed during a violent escape by an inmate who was being treated at Tallaght hospital in Dublin.

The prisoner had been brought to the hospital for treatment this afternoon when he produced a knife stabbing one guard in the stomach and the other in the arm.

Their conditions aren’t known.

It’s understood he was then driven away from the hospital on a waiting motorbike.

Gardai have launched a manhunt to find the man, who was serving a sentence for armed robbery.

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