Man due in court for murder bid

A 51-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder and possession of an offensive weapon with intent after an incident in Co Armagh on Saturday.

Sunday, 25th November 2018, 1:33 pm
Updated Tuesday, 8th January 2019, 4:58 pm
The warning was issued by the PSNI on Wednesday.

The 51-year-old man is due to appear at Newry Magistrates’ Court today. The charge is in relation to an incident in the Brookhill Crescent area of Armagh on Saturday.

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Police said it was reported that a man, also aged in his 50s, had sustained an injury to his neck in the incident.

A spokesperson for the PSNI said: “As is normal procedure, the charge will be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service.”