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One arrested and man taken to hospital after meat cleaver incident in Keady

The 47-year-old was arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent to cause GBH

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One person is in custody after a man was allegedly struck with a meat cleaver.

It comes after an incident in Keady last night (Saturday).

Inspector Graham told Armagh I that, at approximately 7.50pm, police received a report of an altercation involving two males, one of whom was believed to have had a meat clever.

He added: “Police subsequently arrested a 47-year-old man on suspicion of a number of offences, including wounding with intent to do grievous bodily harm and possessing article with blade or point in public place.

“He remains in custody this afternoon assisting us with our enquiries.

“A male, aged in his twenties, attended hospital for treatment of a hand injury.

“I would appeal to anyone who was in the Market Street area last night and witnessed what occurred to call us on 101, quoting reference number 1619 of 20/07/19.”

Alternatively, information can also be provided by calling the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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