Axe-wielding naked man jumps from top floor window


A naked man, wielding an axe, jumped from the second floor of a Lurgan house last night and suffered serious leg injuries.

The 34 year old man was discovered by passers-by naked on North Street with an axe in his hand.

Police said they received a report of a man jumping from a top window of a house at around 11.19pm.

“The male had an axe in his hand,” said a PSNI spokesperson.

“Police and Ambulance Service attended and the 34 year old male was taken to hospital.

“It is believed he sustained injuries to his legs. The axe was seized by police.”