Man hospitalised after being stabbed in face during "vicious attack" in Newry 5 months ago

Man hospitalised after being stabbed in face during "vicious attack" in Newry

The incident occurred in the early hours of this morning.

Police in Northern Ireland are appealing for witnesses following a "vicious attack" in Newry in which a man in his 20s was stabbed in the face.

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The incident happened in the early hours of Friday morning, before 5.45am, in the Stream Street area of the city.

The man, who received "several" stab wounds to the face, remains in an unknown condition.

Speaking about the incident, PSNI Inspector Alastair Macdonald said: "He had sustained several stab wounds to his face and was taken to hospital by colleagues from the Ambulance Service, where he is currently receiving treatment to injuries."

"This was a particularly vicious attack."

The PSNI is now appealing to witnesses or anyone with information to contact them on 101, quoting reference 200 of 05/02/21.

If you have information regarding the attack, you can report it to the PSNI here.