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Woman suffers a 'number of stab wounds' in Derry assault - man arrested

Published 13/05/2015

A woman is being treated in hospital after suffering number of stab wounds to her abdomen and bruising to her face in an assault in Londonderry.

Shortly before 5am it was reported that a woman in her 30s had been assaulted in the Creggan Road area.

She was taken to hospital for treatment for a number of stab wounds to her abdomen and bruising to her face.

Her injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

A 36-year-old man has been arrested and is currently in custody assisting police with their enquiries.

Detective Inspector Conor McStravick is appealing for anyone who may have witnessed this incident or may have any information which they believe may assist with the investigation to contact Detectives at Strand Road Police Station on the non-emergency number 101 or alternatively contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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