29/01/2007

Injured man found in County Tyrone

Detectives in County Tyrone are investigating an incident at the weekend in which a man was found with serious head injuries.

The 54-year-old man was found in his home in the Innishmore Gardens area of Coalisland in Dungannon, shortly before 6.30pm yesterday evening. The incident was reported to police by ambulance crew attending the scene a short time later.

A spokesperson for the PSNI today said that the man remains in a “serious but stable” condition in hospital.

Detectives are investigating how the man's injuries were caused and at this stage are treating the circumstances as suspicious.

Anyone who may have witnessed anything or who may have any information in relation to the incident, which could be of use to police, are asked to contact them in County Tyrone on 0845 600 8000, or anonymously on the Crimestoppers number on 0800 555 111.

(EF/SP)

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