Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday 27 August 2014

Newry teenager stabbed - man faces attempted murder charge

The 19-year-old stabbing victim has been named locally as Paul Giles. He was attacked in Edward Street, Newry on Friday night and left fighting for his life in hospital. Picture Mark Pearce
The 19-year-old stabbing victim has been named locally as Paul Giles. He was attacked in Edward Street, Newry on Friday night and left fighting for his life in hospital. Picture Mark Pearce
The scene in Edward Street, Newry, Co Down. Picture by Mark Pearce, NewRayPics.com
The scene in Edward Street, Newry, Co Down. Picture by Mark Pearce, NewRayPics.com
The 19-year-old stabbing victim has been named locally as Paul Giles. He was attacked in Edward Street, Newry on Friday night and left fighting for his life in hospital. Picture Mark Pearce
The 19-year-old stabbing victim has been named locally as Paul Giles. He was attacked in Edward Street, Newry on Friday night and left fighting for his life in hospital. Picture Mark Pearce

A 24-year-old has been charged with attempted murder after a teenager was stabbed.

The 19-year-old victim - named locally as Paul Giles - was left fighting for his life after the knife attack in Edward Street, Newry, Co Down, on Friday night.

The PSNI said a suspect who was arrested will appear before Newry Magistrates' Court on Monday.

The accused has also been charged with possession an article with a blade in a public place.

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