Newry Stabbing Being Investigated By Police

A woman was stabbed in an attack in Newry and local police are appealing for information.

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A woman was stabbed in an attack in Newry and local police are appealing for information.

Police have been at the scene of a stabbing incident at a house in Liska Manor, Newry.

Officers received a report at around 5.30pm on Saturday evening that a woman had been stabbed a number of times at a house in the area.

Police and paramedics attended the scene and the woman was removed to hospital for treatment to her injuries which have been described as serious.

A search was conducted in the area of Liska Manor and a male suspect aged 38 was arrested a short time later on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent. He is currently in custody assisting officers with their enquiries.

Anyone with any information about this incident or who may be able to help with the investigation, is asked to call police in Newry on the non-emergency number 101 quoting reference number 1298 07/11/20.

Or alternatively 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/

UPDATE: 11.30am – 9th November 2020.

A 38 year old man has been charged with attempted murder.

He is due to appear at Newry Magistrates Court on Monday 9th November. As is normal procedure, all charges will be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service.

The charge relates to the stabbing incident which occurred at the Liska Manor area of Newry on Saturday 7th November.

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