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Man (24) to appear in court following serious assault in Newry

A man is to appear in court following a serious assault in Newry on Wednesday morning.

Police have charged a 24-year-old man with causing grievous bodily harm with intent.

He is due to appear before Newry Magistrates’ Court later today (Thursday).

The charge follows an assault, at around 2.25am, on a man in the Parkhead Crescent area of the city.

Speaking at the time, a police spokesperson, said: “Colleagues from the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service also attended the scene.

“The victim was taken to hospital with serious injuries where he remains in a stable condition at this time.”

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

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