CHARGED | 28-year-old man to appear in Court following stabbing in Ballymena
Detectives investigating a stabbing incident at a house in the Grove Road area of Ballymena on Wednesday 14th September have charged a 28-year-old man with attempted murder, aggravated burglary, possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence and possession of an offensive weapon with intent to commit an indictable offence.
Police received a report shortly after 4am that a man forced his way into the property through the front door and made his way inside, where he stabbed a male occupant a number of times causing serious injuries to his head, neck and abdomen.
The injured man was taken to hospital following the incident where he remains in a serious condition.
A short time later, officers arrested a man at a house in Cullybackey.
He is due to appear before Ballymena Magistrates Court on Thursday 15th September. As is normal procedure the charges are reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service.