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Man arrested over double stabbing incident in Armagh

A 48-year-old man has been arrested following a stabbing incident in Belleeks.

Police received reports that two males had been stabbed on the Main Street area after midnight on Saturday.

Their injuries are not believed to be life threatening at this time.

The males, both of whom, are 43-years-old were given first aid at the scene before being transferred to hospital.

Detective Constable David Skillen said:"Upon arrival officers found that one man had sustained a stab wound to the neck and another had been stabbed in the hand.

"The suspect was subsequently arrested on suspicion of a number of offences including attempted murder, grievous bodily harm with intent and possession of an offensive weapon. He remains in custody at present."

Witnesses can contact police by calling 101, quoting reference number 23 08/10/17

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