Police charge man with attempted murder after Bessbrook stabbing

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Sunday, September 16th, 2012
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Detectives in Newry have charged a 34 year old man with attempted murder and possession of an article with a blade or point in a public place.

The incident happened in the Thomas Street area of Bessbrook this morning

The news comes after Newry Times exclusively revealed this afternoon that a 24 year old man was described as being in a ‘life threatening condition’ in hospital after he was stabbed in the Thomas Street area of Bessbrook early this morning (Sunday 16th September).

At around 4.30am this morning police received a report of a man having been stabbed following an altercation in the street.

A 34 year old man was arrested a short time later and is due to appear at Newry Magistrates Court on Monday 17th September.

As is normal procedure the charges will be reviewed by the PPS.

More on this story:

Man clings to life after early morning Bessbrook stabbing

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