Two workers at Portadown care home arrested after elderly man hospitalised

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By Maria McCann

Two members of staff at a care home in Portadown have been arrested after an elderly man sustained a number of injuries.

The pensioner is currently in hospital after he was admitted on the 14th of April.

Police are carrying out investigations and it's reported a number of staff at Lisnisky Care Home have been suspended.

Two workers questioned by police have been released on bail pending further enquiries.

In a statement, a PSNI spokesperson said:" Two members of staff were arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent. They were interviewed and subsequently released on police bail pending further enquiries.

"The police investigation is at an early stage and there are no further details available at this time."

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