Newry stabbing: Man stabbed in the face in ‘vicious attack’ | Newry Times

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Friday, February 5th, 2021
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Police are appealing for information following the report of a stabbing in Newry, reported early this morning, Friday 5 February.


Newry stabbing: Man stabbed in the face in 'vicious attack' | Newry Times - Newry news


Northern Ireland Ambulance Service notified police just before 5.45 am of a report that a male had been stabbed in the face.



Inspector Alastair Macdonald said, “The man – aged in his twenties – was found injured in the Stream Street area of the city.  

“He had sustained several stab wounds to his face and was taken to hospital by colleagues from the Ambulance Service.

“He is currently receiving treatment to injuries.



“This was a particularly vicious attack.

“Our enquiries are ongoing.

Inspector Alastair Macdonald added, “And I am appealing to witnesses, or anyone with information, to contact us on 101 quoting reference 200 of 05/02/21.”



A report can also be made using the online reporting form.

Alternatively, information can be provided to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online.


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