Man charged with attempted murder after Portadown assault

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Detectives have charged a man on suspicion of attempted murder after two men were left seriously hurt in hospital in Portadown.

It happened in the early hours of this morning, reported to police after half four.

Two men aged 22 and 25 are currently in hospital, after having been assaulted by men brandishing weapons and both received head injuries in the attack.  

A car was later found burned out in the Drumnagoon Road which may have been related to the incident.  

The 50 year-old suspect is due before Lisburn Magistrates Court later.

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