29/10/2007

Portrush Stab Accused Faces Attempted Murder Charge

An attempted murder charge has followed a serious incident in Portrush when a 19-year-old man was taken to hospital after being attacked.

He was stabbed a number of times during the incident in the Crocknamack Street area on Saturday night.

An 18-year-old man has now been charged with attempted murder and is expected to appear at Coleraine Magistrate's Court.

(BMcC)

Related Northern Ireland News Stories
Click here for the latest headlines.

17 July 2019
Appeal As Man Struck By Passing Vehicle
Police are seeking a driver who struck a man with their vehicle as he checked a tyre at a roadside in County L'Derry. The man was knocked unconscious during the incident on the Draperstown Road, Magherafelt on Friday 12 July.
19 July 2019
Investigation After Man Dies At NI Harbour
An investigation is underway after a man died at Warrenpoint Harbour, County Down. Emergency services attended the scene at around 2.30pm on Thursday afternoon, 18 July. The casualty is believed to have been a worker at the harbour, and the Health and Safety Executive has been informed about the incident.
11 August 2011
Shot Man's Wounds 'Not Life Threatening'
A 35-year-old man has been shot twice in the leg inside a house in Twinbrook on the outskirts of Belfast. A young girl and a woman were in the house in the Summerhill Drive area when the attack happened on Wednesday night. However, it is not believed that the man's injuries are life threatening.
03 December 2004
Belfast man pleads guilty to attempted murder charge
A Belfast man charged with attempted murder has pleaded guilty at court today. Gerard Donegan last week apologised for attacking Maurice McCracken in March 2003 with a hammer. The resulting injuries left the 56-year-old man severely brain damaged and unable to walk.
25 October 2006
Man due in court on attempted murder charge
A 29-year-old man is due to appear at Lisburn Magistrates Court later today charged with attempted murder. The charge is connected with a shooting incident in the Stewartstown Road area of west Belfast last Wednesday, during which a 26-year-old man sustained a gunshot wound to his leg.