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Craigavon stabbing: Man arrested over attempted murder

Published 26/02/2016

Clanrolla Park in Moyraverty, Craigavon
Clanrolla Park in Moyraverty, Craigavon

Police are investigating an attempted murder after a young man was stabbed in Craigavon on Thursday night.

The incident occurred at around 7pm in Clanrolla Park, Moyraverty.

The victim, a man aged in his 20s, sustained a number of stab wounds following an altercation involving the driver of a dark coloured car.

He was taken to hospital for treatment where he remains in a critical condition.

Police arrested a 26-year-old man in Dungannon on suspicion of attempted murder and possession of an offensive weapon.

He is currently in custody assisting officers with their enquiries.

Inspector Lynsey Barr has appealed to anyone who witnessed this incident or who has any information to contact detectives in Lurgan on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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