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Man fighting for life after ‘altercation’ at licensed premises in Rostrevor

It was reported a man in his 20s was at licensed premises at Bridge Street when he fell to the ground and sustained serious head injuries

Ambulance and Police

A man is fighting for his life in hospital after an altercation at a pub in Rostrevor on Easter Sunday.

Police are appealing for information and witnesses following the incident, which happened at around 9pm last night.

It was reported that a man aged in his 20s was at licensed premises in the Bridge Street area of the town when he fell to the ground following an altercation.

He was taken to hospital for treatment to serious head injuries and remains in a critical condition at this time.

Local policing Sergeant Mackin said: “We know that the premises were busy at the time, and would appeal to anyone who may have witnessed the altercation, or who may have other information which could assist with our investigation, to contact us on 101 quoting reference number 1599 of 31/03/24.

“You can also make a report online at  Alternatively, information can be provided to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at”


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