Pair charged following stabbing incident

Pair charged following stabbing incident

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A man and woman, both 32, are due to appear at Londonderry Magistrates court on Monday morning charged in connection with a stabbing incident in the city on Friday night, 2 June.

A 47 year old man was treated in hospital after he was stabbed a number of times in the back of the head during the incident on the Dungiven Road.

The woman has been charged with a number of offences including grievous bodily harm with intent, possession of an offensive weapon, assault on police and disorderly behaviour while the male has been charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm.

As is usual procedure the charges will be reviewed by the PPS.

A 31 year old man who was also arrested in connection with this incident was subsequently released on police bail.

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