Belfast Telegraph

Friday 18 April 2014

Man and woman hospitalised after separate attacks in Co Down town

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A man and woman have been treated in hospital following separate assaults in Ballynahinch.

A 36-year-old man suffered a head wound after he was attacked in the Windmill Street area at around 1.30am on Saturday.

He was taken to hospital where his condition is described as stable.

Around three hours later a 22-year-old woman was treated in hospital after she was attacked in the Hillcrest Drive area.

Two men - both aged 22 - were arrested following the assault.

One was interviewed by police and released unconditionally while another remains in custody.

Police have said they do not believe the attacks are linked and are appealing for information.

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