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Man charged with attempted murder following incident in Armagh

Brookhill Crescent, Armagh

A man is to appear in court tomorrow morning charged with attempted murder following an incident in Armagh on Saturday.

Detectives from PSNI’s Public Protection Branch have also charged the 51-year-old man with possession of an offensive weapon with intent to commit an indictable offence.

The alleged incident happened in the Brookhill Crescent area of Armagh city.

A man, aged in his 50s, had sustained an injury to his neck, however, it is unknown at this early stage how serious that injury is.

The accused is due to appear at Newry Magistrates’ Court tomorrow (Monday).

As is normal procedure, the charge will be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service.

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