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Pair charged with Newry assault

June 10, 2019

Two men have been charged with grievous bodily harm with intent following an assault in New Street area of Newry where a man was discovered unconscious and suffering serious head injuries.  

The incident occurred around 2.25am on Monday last at the junction of New Street/ Sugarhouse Quay when the victim, aged in his forties, was found in a carpark.  He was taken to hospital for treatment.

© NewRayPics.com 03 Jun 2019 Northern Ireland – Forensics at the scene on New Street on Monday Morning. Detectives are appealing for information following a report of an assault in Newry this morning (Monday 3rd June) Detective Sergeant Bell said: “At around 2:25am, it was reported that a man in his 40’s was found unconscious at a car park at the junction of New Street / Sugar House quay junction. He was believed to have suffered serious head injuries and has been taken to hospital. “Two men aged 34 and 29 years old and a 33 year old woman have been arrested following the incident. All three individuals are currently in police custody. “Enquiries are continuing to establish how this man received these injuries and we would appeal to anyone with any information to contact detectives in Newry on 101, quoting reference number 165 3/6/19. 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.” picture Newraypics.com

Police arrested two men aged 34 and 29, and a 33-year-old woman who were questioned by detectives investigation the incident.

The men subsequently appeared before Armagh Magistrates Court on Tuesday while the woman was released on bail pending further enquiries.

Commenting on the incident Detective Sergeant Bell said: “Enquiries are continuing to establish how this man received these injuries and we would appeal to anyone with any information to contact detectives in Newry on 101, quoting reference number 165 3/6/19. 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.”

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