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Man Arrested After 17 Year Old Stabbed in Armagh on New Years Eve

Police in Armagh have arrested a man following the report of a stabbing on Saturday 31st December.

A report was received shortly after 10.30pm on Saturday evening that a 17 year old male had been stabbed in the Lower English Street area of the city. The injured male was taken to hospital following the incident and will undergo surgery for a number of stab wounds to his face. A 19 year old man was arrested a short time later on suspicion of grievous bodily harm and possession of an offensive weapon with intent to commit an indictable offence and remains in custody at this time.

Enquiries into the incident are ongoing and detectives would ask anyone with any information about this incident to contact them at Ardmore station on 101, quoting reference number 1735 31/12/22. A report can be made online using the non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/ or you can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://crimestoppers-uk.org/.

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