Man in critical condition after stabbing in Craigavon


A man in his 20s is in a critical condition after he was stabbed in the Craigavon area last night.

Police in Craigavon have arrested a 26-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder and possession of an offensive weapon following a stabbing incident in the Clanrolla Park area on Thursday 25th February.

Police said: “The incident happened at around 7pm when a man aged in his twenties sustained a number of stab wounds following an altercation involving the driver of a dark coloured car.

“The man was taken to hospital for treatment where he remains in a critical condition.

“The suspect was arrested in the Dungannon area and is currently in custody assisting officers with their enquiries,” said a PSNI spokesperson.

Inspector Lynsey Barr has appealed to anyone who witnessed this incident or who has any information to contact detectives in Lurgan on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.