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Man arrested after reports of stabbing in Banbridge

Brookfield Meadow in Banbridge

A man has been arrested following reports of a stabbing in Banbridge last night.

Police said they were called to a report of a stabbing shortly after 6pm in Brookfield Meadow area of the town.

However, nobody presented with injuries consistent with being stabbed. A man and a woman received minor injuries, consistent with being assaulted.

A 33-year-old man was located with a knife and was subsequently arrested on suspicion of a number of offences, including possession of a blade or point in a public place. He remains in police custody at this time.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information should contact Police on 101 quoting reference 1580 of 02/04/24. You can also make a report online at

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