Belfast Telegraph

Man charged with attempted murder over Portrush attack

A 19-year-old man has been arrested and charged with attempted murder following an attack which left a man in a 'critical condition'.

The 31-year-old man was attacked by up to five people in the Dunluce Avenue area of Portrush in the early hours of Thursday December 18.

The victim was taken to hospital in a critical condition.

On Friday in a statement police said he has "shown an improvement and is now in a stable condition in hospital".

He will appear in Coleraine Magistrates Court this morning,  Friday December 19.

All charges will be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service.

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