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Man rushed to hospital and two arrested following stabbing in Co Antrim

Police confirmed a 37-year-old woman and a 35-year-old man have both been arrested.

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Christopher LeebodyBelfast Telegraph

A man has been hospitalised with stab wounds after an incident involving a number of people in Co Antrim in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Police said the altercation happened in the Ramoan Gardens area of Ballycastle shortly after midnight.

During the incident, the front windows of a house in the area were also smashed and a car was reportedly damaged.

Police confirmed a 37-year-old woman and a 35-year-old man have both been arrested.

PSNI Detective Sergeant Gardiner said: “Shortly after midnight we received a report that a man had sustained stab wounds following an altercation involving a number of persons in the area.

“He was taken to hospital where he is receiving treatment for his injuries.

“The front windows of a house on the street was also smashed and there are reports that a car was damaged during the incident.

“A short time later, officers arrested a 37-year-old woman on suspicion of possessing an offensive weapon in a public place. And a 35-year-old man, who was arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent and possession of an offensive weapon. Both remain in custody at this time.

“I would appeal to anyone who may have witnessed the incident or who may have any CCTV or dash cam footage that could assist with our investigation, to contact detectives on 101 quoting reference 21 of 11/09/22.”


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