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Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after stabbing in Portadown

A man has been arrested following a stabbing in Portadown this afternoon (Wednesday).

Police apprehended the 27-year-old shortly after 3.25pm after they received a report that a man with a knife had been seen in the Portmore Street area.

Officers were immediately dispatched to the scene, were a man aged in his 30s was found bleeding heavily from a wound to his shoulder.

A short time later, in the nearby Deramore Drive area, the suspect was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and possession of a blade or point in a public place. He remains in police custody.

The victim was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries, which are not believed to be life threatening at this time.

Inspector Browne said: “Our enquiries are ongoing and we would appeal to anyone who may have witnessed this incident, or who may have dashcam or other footage which could help our investigation, to contact police on 101 quoting reference 1073 of 01/05/24. ”

A report can also be made using the online reporting form via You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at

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