Detectives investigating a report of a stabbing in Co Derry during the early hours of today (Friday 3rd July) are appealing for witnesses and information.
Police received a call at 4:30 am that the victim was with another male at a property in the Glenlea area of Limavady when they disturbed two males at the back of the property.
It was reported that some type of altercation occurred outside and spilled over towards a nearby grassy area, in the vicinity of Woodland Walk, at the junction of Ballyquin Road and Roe Mill Road.
At some point during this altercation the victim was stabbed and sustained an injury to his back.
It’s believed this occurred at a round 4:20 am.
The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service were called and transferred the male, aged in his twenties, to hospital for treatment of his injuries.
Detective Inspector McKenna said: “We are conducting enquiries in the area to establish what exactly occurred and I would appeal to anyone who may have been in the area and witnessed what occurred to get in touch with detectives on 101, quoting reference number 226 of 03/06/20.”
You can also submit a report online using our non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/
Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://crimestoppers-uk.org/