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Man due in court charged with attempted murder and kidnap

Published 24/10/2015

Police at Sandys Street. Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye
Police at Sandys Street. Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye

Detectives in Newry have charged a 20-year-old man with two counts of attempted murder, kidnap, possession of a firearm in suspicious circumstances, possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life and a number of drugs offences.

He is due to appear at Newry Magistrates' Court today.

The charges are believed to relate to two shooting incidents in Newry on Thursday 17th September and also the search of a property at Churchill Park in Portadown on Tuesday 20th October.

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