Belfast Telegraph

Two men in hospital after Newry stabbing

PSNI attend crime scene at Carn View, Cloughoge, Newry on Tuesday Evening.
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PSNI attend crime scene at Carn View, Cloughoge, Newry on Tuesday Evening. Picture Newraypics.com
PSNI attend crime scene at Carn View, Cloughoge, Newry on Tuesday Evening. Picture Newraypics.com

Two men have been taken to hospital after reports a man was stabbed in the arm during an altercation in Newry.

The incident between two men happened in the Carn View area of the city on Tuesday evening.

Police received a report at 8.20pm that a man had been stabbed in the arm.

A second man received a head injury. Both men were taken to hospital for treatment to their injuries.

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PSNI attend crime scene at Carn View, Cloughoge, Newry on Tuesday Evening. Picture Newraypics.com

A 32-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent and possessing an offensive weapon in a public place.

He remains in police custody at this time.

Detective Sergeant Connor said: “I  am appealing for anyone with information who may have witnessed the assault to contact police at Newry station on 101 quoting reference number 1832 of 25/06/19”

“Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime."

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