Northern Ireland

Downpatrick stabbing: Man due in court

Ardilea Park Image copyright Press Eye
Image caption Police found the injured man in a house in Ardilea Park

A 21-year-old man is expected to appear in court later charged with attempted murder after a man was stabbed in Downpatrick, County Down.

He is also charged with common assault and criminal damage.

The 22-year-old victim was found with serious stab wounds to his side and back at a house in Ardilea Park just after 04:00 GMT on Sunday.

He was taken to hospital by ambulance but his injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

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