Man accused of stabbing released on bail

Police car at scene of stabbing in Newry
It happened in the Upper Water Street area of Newry on Sunday evening [Pacemaker]

A 40-year-old man, who was arrested following a suspected stabbing in Newry has been released on bail.

A man in his 30s sustained life-threatening injuries in the incident, according to the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI).

It happened on Sunday in the the Upper Water Street area of the city at about 20:40 BST.

Police received a report that a man had entered a snooker and pool hall in the Basin Walk area of the city and an altercation had ensued.

They added that a 40-year-old man allegedly "assaulted two men before he was removed from the premises".

He was held on suspicion of attempted murder, common assault, disorderly behaviour and possessing an offensive weapon in a public place.

Police have said enquiries continue.