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Man remains in critical condition after assault in Portglenone

Updated: Oct 31, 2022

Detectives are investigating the report of a man being assaulted outside licensed premises in the Main Street area of Portglenone in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Detective Inspector Michael Hawthorn said:

"We received a report at around 1.10 am from the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service of a man lying unconscious in the street and had sustained a head injury.

“The man, aged in his 30s, was taken to hospital for his injuries and remains in a critical condition.

“A 41-year-old man has been arrested and is currently in custody assisting officers with their enquiries.”

Earlier on Sunday (30 October) police advised motorists of a road closure at junction of Gortgole Road and Portglen Manor, Portglenone, while investigations continued into the assault.


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