Police appeal after man sustains slash wounds

Police appeal after man sustains slash wounds
Staff reporter


Staff reporter



Monday 27 June 2022 16:37

DETECTIVES are investigating an incident in Carlton Drive in Strabane this afternoon, Monday, June 27, during which a man was injured. 

Police and other emergency services responded to the incident, which was reported shortly after midday.

Upon arrival, a man, aged in his twenties, who had sustained a number of slash-type wounds to his body was located at the scene, beside a vehicle on the street.

NIAS transferred the male victim to hospital for treatment of his injuries which, at this time, are not believed to be life-threatening. 

An investigation is underway to determine what happened, who was involved and a motive. 

Detective Sergeant Ballentine said: "If you witnessed what occurred or, if you have information about this incident and have not yet spoken to police, I would urge you to make contact with us." 

The number to call with information is 101, quoting reference number 746 of 27/06/22.

Alternatively, you can submit a report online using our non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/

You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://crimestoppers-uk.org/


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