A woman has suffered stab wounds to the back of her head following an incident in Longford Town this afternoon.
It's understood the incident occurred on Main Street in the town just after 4pm.
The woman, believed to be in her 30s, was treated by medics at the scene before being rushed to Mullingar Hospital.
The extent of her injuries is not yet know, though they are not thought to be life threatening.
No arrests have been made as of yet, but Gardaí say a full investigation is underway.
Anyone with information or who may have witnessed the incident is asked to contact Gardaí at Longford station on 043 3350577 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111