The 44-year-old man was rushed to hospital after being attacked by a knife on Saturday night in the popular holiday destination. It was not imediately clear if the man was on vacation or a resident of the area. Sources believe the attack took place around 7.45pm local time on Saturday.
Officers have spoken with a witness who was thought to have been with the victim at the time of the attack.
A National Police spokesperson claimed the situation was still under investigation.
The stabbing took place near a four-star hotel called Hotel Dynastic.
One source claimed the victim was stabbed in the left side, chin and arm.
A police source said the innestigation was “progressing well”.
He was not able to say why the attack happened or why the victim was targeted.
More to follow…
Additonal reporting by Gerard Couzens