Man arrested following Shantallow stabbing

Mon, 24/12/2018 - 01:41 -- Editor

Detectives in Strand Road are appealing for information after a report of a serious assault at the Drumleck Drive area of the city this afternoon (Sunday 23rd December). 

Detective Sergeant Reid said: “Shortly before 1:40pm, it was reported that a 25 year old man sustained stab wound injuries at a house in the area. The man was treated at the scene by colleagues from the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service. He was taken to hospital for injuries not believed to be life threatening. 

“A 27 year old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. He is currently in police custody assisting with enquiries.

 “We are appealing to anyone who witnessed the incident to contact detectives at Strand Road on 101, quoting reference number  801 23/12/18. Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.”

Detectives in Strand Road are appealing for information after a report of a serious assault at the Drumleck Drive area of the city this afternoon (Sunday 23rd December).

 

Detective Sergeant Reid said: “Shortly before 1:40pm, it was reported that a 25 year old man sustained stab wound injuries at a house in the area. The man was treated at the scene by colleagues from the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service. He was taken to hospital for injuries not believed to be life threatening.

 

“A 27 year old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. He is currently in police custody assisting with enquiries.

 

“We are appealing to anyone who witnessed the incident to contact detectives at Strand Road on 101, quoting reference number  801 23/12/18. Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.”