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Man and woman arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after disabled man attacked

Published 04/09/2015

A forensics officer at the house in Clogharevan Park, Bessbrook
A forensics officer at the house in Clogharevan Park, Bessbrook

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after an elderly, disabled man was attacked while he was in bed in Bessbrook.

A 25-year-old woman and a 26-year-old man were arrested on Friday September 4 on suspicion of attempted murder.

They are currently assisting police with their enquiries.

The aggravated burglary happened on August 31 at around 2.30am in the Clogharevan Park area.

The victim, in his 70s, sustained serious injuries in the attack where he was allegedly stabbed with a hook.

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