Man charged with attempted murder

A 50-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder following a serious assault on two men in their 20s in Portadown.

Monday, 14th August 2017, 12:32 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th September 2017, 11:16 am
© Tony Hendron/Tonypixnews. Sunday August 13th 2017. Serious assault on garvaghy Road. The scene early on Sunday morning at the Garvaghy Road-Ashgrove Road junction, Portadown, where two men were seriously assaulted in the early hours. Photo by TONY HENDRON/Tonypixnews

The men, aged 22 and 25, were attacked in the Garvaghy Road area on Sunday.

They suffered head injuries after being attacked by a group of men who were carrying weapons at about 4.30am.

A burned-out car, believed to be related to the assault, was later found on the Drumnagoon Road.

The accused is expected before Lisburn Magistrates Court this morning (Monday, August 14)..