29/05/2019

Pair Arrested Over Newry Hammer Assault

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following an assault at a house in Newry.

A 26-year-old man was attacked with a hammer at a flat in Cleary Crescent in the early hours of this morning, Wednesday 29 May.

The victim is receiving treatment in hospital.

Police later detained two suspects, aged 17 and 29, after they fled the scene at around 12.20am. They remain in custody at this time.
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Detective Sergeant Connor appealed for anyone with information, or who may have witnessed the males leaving the area, to contact police on 101 quoting reference 21 of 29/05/19.



(JG/CM)

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