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Two arrested after man 'set upon' by pair armed with hatchets

Two men have been arrested.
Two men have been arrested.

Two men have been arrested after a man was attacked by two men armed with hatchets in Co Tyrone.

The incident occurred in the Fintona area around 1.10am on Friday.

It was reported that two men armed with hatchets had chased two others along Craigavon Road.

One man, who was 39, managed to get away, however a 38-year old-man was "set upon and sustained a number of injuries".

He was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries.

Detective Sergeant Keith Monaghan said that the arrested men were detained a short time later and remain in custody at present.

Detectives are appealing for witnesses and can be contacted on 101, quoting reference 91 19/07/19.

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