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Man Arrested After Two Stabbed in Lurgan

Police investigating a report of two stabbing incidents which occurred in the Lurgan area on Monday 11th April, have arrested a man.

Inspector Conway said: “Shortly before 8:25pm, it was reported to police that one man in his 40s had received stab wounds at the Union Street area of the town and one man aged in his 20s had received stab wounds at the Windsor Avenue area. Both men were taken to hospital for treatment to their injuries.

“One male, aged 19 years old, was later arrested in the area of Lurgan Park on suspicion of two counts of attempted murder. He is currently in police custody at this time.

“Our enquiries are continuing to establish the circumstances surrounding the incident. Police would appeal to anyone with any information to contact them on 101, quoting reference number 1794 11/04/22. You can submit a report online using the non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/. You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://crimestoppers-uk.org/.”

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