Belfast Telegraph

Man in court on 1977 attack charge

A man is due to appear in court charged with the attempted murder of a prison officer more than 35 years ago.

The 64-year-old is accused of attacking the officer in north Belfast on June 28 1977, the Police Service of Northern Ireland said.

He is also charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition with intent to endanger life on the same date.

The man will appear at Laganside Court in Belfast.


From Belfast Telegraph