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Two arrested, one on suspicion of attempted murder, after man stabbed in Portadown

Two people have been arrested after a man was stabbed in the Hobson Park area of Portadown this morning (Monday).

The incident took place around 11.08am.

Police said they have arrested a 25-year-old woman and a 31-year-old man.

The woman has been arrested on suspicion of actual bodily harm and possession of an offensive weapon.

The man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and of causing grievous bodily harm.

Both remain in police custody.

Detective Sergeant Wilson said: “Our enquiries are continuing and we are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident to contact detectives on 101 quoting reference number 598 23/08/21.

“Or, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

A report can be made using the online reporting form via www.psni.police.uk/makeareport.

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