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Man charged with attempted murder over Coleraine assault

Published 28/09/2016

Police at the scene of the attack on a man in his 50s outside a house on the Ballycastle Road, Coleraine
Police at the scene of the attack on a man in his 50s outside a house on the Ballycastle Road, Coleraine

A man has been charged with attempted murder over an assault in Coleraine, Co Londonderry.

The attack happened on the Ballycastle Road during the early hours of Monday, September 26.

At around 1am it was reported that a man, aged in his 50s, was assaulted outside a property.

He was taken to hospital where he is receiving treatment for serious head injuries.

His condition was described as critical.

Two people were arrested.

On Wednesday, police charged a 35-year-old man with attempted murder. He is set to appear in court on Monday, October 17. As is usual procedure all charges will be reviewed by the Public prosecution Service.

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