Strand Road stabbing: woman released

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A 26 year old female has been released on police bail after she was arrested and questioned in relation to an assault in Coleraine in the early hours of Sunday morning.

At around 00:05am, it was reported that a 42-year-old man was assaulted in the Strand Road area.

It is believed the man received stab wounds to his back and body during the incident.

At this stage, it is not unknown how many persons were involved in the assault.

Police said this morning that ‘enquiries were ongoing’ into the incident.

The man was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment to his injuries, that are not believed to be life threatening. Enquiries are continuing.

Police would ask anyone who witnessed this incident or who has any information to contact Police at Coleraine on the new non-emergency number, 101. Or, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details, they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.