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Three people arrested after man is stabbed in chest

Incident happened shortly before midday on Sunday

Three people have been arrested after a man was stabbed in the chest on Sunday morning.

Detectives in Newry are appealing for information following the report of an assault at a house in the Carrickateel Court area of the city.

The man was taken to hospital following the incident just before midday.

Detective Constable McKeever said: “At approximately 11.25am it was reported to police that a man in his 30s had been stabbed in the chest at a property and was then taken to hospital for his injuries, which are not believed to be life threatening at this time.

“Three men in their 40s have since been arrested in relation to the incident but have all been released on bail pending further enquiries.

“I would ask that anyone with information contact 101 quoting reference 575 of 19/11/17, or if they wish to remain anonymous Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

Elsewhere, a man was stabbed in the stomach in a late night attack in Armagh.

The incident happened around 12.15am in the Terraskane Road area this morning (Monday). Read the full story here.

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