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Assault leaves man seriously injured

Published: Friday 17th March 2017 at 20:00

Assault leaves man seriously injured

A man has been taken to hospital with serious injuries following an assault in the Lode Street and Gashouse Drove area close to Leamon Court earlier this evening. 

Emergency services were called just after 6.00pm and one person, named locally as Ady Flanagan, has been taken to hospital with what is believed to be serious injuries. 

One person has been arrested on suspicion of assault and has been taken in for questioning.

Reports from some residents are suggesting the man may have been stabbed, however this has not been confirmed by police.

Lode Street was closed for some time while an investigation was carried out by police forensic teams. 

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