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Man stabbed in the head in Armagh attack

By Staff Reporter

Published 11/10/2016

A man aged in his 40s has been stabbed in the head in Co Armagh
A man aged in his 40s has been stabbed in the head in Co Armagh

A man aged in his 40s has been stabbed in the head in Co Armagh.

Police said the victim was in the Old Portadown Road area of Lurgan on Sunday night shortly before midnight when he was attacked.

It was reported that he was set upon by two men at a pathway near Taghnevan Close, the PSNI said. The victim was kicked, punched and received a stab wound to his head.

The man was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries, which were described as non-life threatening.

Police are appealing for anyone with any information about this incident to contact detectives in Lurgan on 101 quoting reference number 7 10/10/16 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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