Murder bid charge after woman attacked

Published Sunday, 27 July 2014
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Two men have been charged in connection with an attack on a woman in Co Armagh.

Murder bid charge after woman attacked
Police have charged two men in connection with the incident. (© UTV)

A 44-year-old was charged with attempted murder, assault occasioning actual bodily harm, threats to kill, possession of an offensive weapon with intent to commit an indictable offence, common assault and attempt to commit grievous bodily harm.

He is expected to appear before Newry Magistrates' Court on Monday.

Another man, aged 43, has also been charged with aiding and abetting assault occasioning actual bodily harm and common assault.

He is expected to appear before Newry Magistrates' Court on Wednesday 20 August.

The charges relate to an incident at a house in the Newry Road area of Belleek on early on Saturday morning.

It is understood a woman was beaten. She was taken to hospital but her injuries were not life-threatening.

© UTV News
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