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Man (69) charged with attempted murder after Craigavon stabbing

Man suffers stab wounds to neck, face and abdomen

Police have charged a man with attempted murder after a stabbing in Craigavon.

It happened in the Derrytrasna Lane area on Monday, December 18. Police responded to a report of an altercation at the address at around 7.40pm and found a man aged in his 50s had been stabbed several times.

Detective Inspector Harvey said: “The victim sustained wounds to his neck, face and abdomen during the attack, which we believed took place outside the address.

"The man was taken to hospital for injuries which are not thought to be life-threatening at this time."

A 69-year-old man has been charged  on suspicion of attempted murder. He will appear before a judge at Craigavon Magistrates' court on Wednesday. As is usual procedure all charges will be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service.

Police have appealed for information.

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