17/02/2020

Suspect Charged Over Co Antrim Stabbing

A 77 year-old man has been charged with attempted murder following a stabbing in Newtownabbey.

The suspect also faces charges for possession of an offensive weapon with intent to commit an indictable offence and assault occasioning actual bodily harm following the incident on Saturday night, 15 February.
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A man aged in his 60s suffered serious injuries when stabbed at flats in the Rathcoole Close area of the town.

He was taken to hospital for treatment.

The suspect will appear before Belfast Magistrates' Court today, Monday 17 February.



(JG/CM)

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