Two in court in connection with stabbing in Derry

Police said a 47-year-old man was stabbed a number of times in the back of the head on Friday night

Two in court in connection with stabbing in Derry

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A man and woman are appearing before Derry Magistrates Court this morning in connection with a stabbing incident in the city.

Police said a 47-year-old man was stabbed a number of times in the back of the head on the Dungiven Road at around 11:40pm on Friday night.

The woman – aged 32-years-old – has been charged with a number of offences including grievous bodily harm with intent, possession of a weapon, assault on police and disorderly behaviour.

The man – also 32 – has been charged with assault causing actual bodily harm.

A 31-year-old man was also arrested in connection with the incident and has now been released on police bail.