Stabbing reports dismissed as gruesome video of a blood-soaked house in Portadown goes viral

A gruesome video, which has been widely shared on social media and which claims to show the scene of a stabbing incident, has been dismissed as misrepresentative.

Wednesday, 28th July 2021, 3:01 pm

The video depicts the interior of a house in Portadown with copious amounts of blood in the bathroom and other rooms

Reports of a stabbing incident have been dismissed. It is understood no criminal offences took place.

A spokesperson for the PSNI said: “Police received a report for a concern for safety at residential premises in the Burnbrae Avenue area of Portadown on Saturday 24th July.

The scene of an incident in Burnrae Avenue at the weekend. A spokesperson for the PSNI said: "Police received a report for a concern for safety at residential premises in the Burnbrae Avenue area of Portadown on Saturday 24th July. A man in his 20s was taken to hospital following the incident." INPT30-200.

“A man in his 20s was taken to hospital following the incident.”

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