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Man charged with attempted murder after 17-year-old stabbed in Co Derry

The 17-year-old male was stabbed in the Rainey Street area of Magherafelt in Co Derry in the early hours of Saturday morning.

The Rainey Street area of Magherafelt in Co Derry.
The Rainey Street area of Magherafelt in Co Derry.
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THE PSNI HAVE charged a 22-year-old with attempted murder and two counts of possession of an offensive weapon.

The charge follows an incident yesterday in which a 17-year-old male was stabbed in the Rainey Street area of Magherafelt in Co Derry.

The 17-year-old was subsequently taken to hospital for treatment. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

The 22-year-old is due to appear in court in Derry tomorrow.

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