Woman arrested over 'serious' assault

Published Sunday, 19 January 2014
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A woman has been arrested after a man was seriously assaulted outside a pub in Newcastle, Co Down.

Woman arrested over 'serious' assault
Police detained the woman at the scene. (© UTV)

The attack happened in the early hours of Sunday on Main Street in the town.

The 23-year-old man was taken to Daisy Hill Hospital in Newry for treatment to a serious head injury and a broken collar bone.

A police spokesperson said that his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening at present.

Police arrested the 22-year-old woman at the scene of the incident and took her to Bangor PSNI station for questioning.

Investigating officers are appealing for anyone who witnessed the assault to come forward.

© UTV News
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3 Comments
Iain in Belfast wrote (224 days ago):
Newcastle police station only seems to be open on a part-time basis. Only stays open to about 8 pm which is utterly stupid. Newcastle has become dodgier over the last few years but police cut backs mean the station doesn't even stay open all the time. Why they didn't go to downpatrick is anyone's guess unless its exactly the same.
Rodger in n.ireland wrote (225 days ago):
Bangor? is there no police stations in or near Newcastle bit far away
Mark in Magherafelt wrote (225 days ago):
Why was she taken to Bangor police station from Newcastle?? I'm sure there's a closer police station than that.
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