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Man (40s) in hospital after Kilkeel assault

Greencastle Road. Credit: Google
Greencastle Road. Credit: Google

A man is in hospital after being allegedly assaulted in Kilkeel, Co Down.

The incident allegedly occurred on the Greencastle Road, close to its junction with Manse Road, at around 11.25pm on Sunday.

The victim, aged in his forties, was taken to hospital for treatment of head and facial injuries. He remained in hospital on Monday afternoon.

Following the incident a 34-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of a number of offences, including grievous bodily harm with intent.

He has been released on bail pending further enquiries.

Detective Sergeant James Johnston said: "I want to appeal to anyone who was in the area prior to, or around the time the report was made to us, to get in touch with detectives at Ardmore on 101, quoting reference 2103 14/07/19."

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