Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday 23 July 2014

Man stabbed during street robbery

A man has been stabbed in the Station Avenue area of Castlewellan

A man has been stabbed during a robbery in Co Down.

The attack happened in the Station Avenue area of Castlewellan just after 10.30am on Thursday.

The victim was walking when he was set upon by another man who also stole some cash. He was taken to hospital for treatment to injuries which were not believed to be life threatening.

The attacker who was about 6ft tall made off in the direction of Station Road.

A spokesman for the PSNI appealed for any witnesses to come forward.