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Councillor JJ Magee condemns vicious assault on New Lodge man

26 October, 2014

Sinn Féin councillor JJ Magee has condemned an assault on a man in the New Lodge area last night by three men wielding a hammer and a knife.

JJ Magee said:

“This was a particulary vicious attack on a local man at Victoria Parade.

“The men hit the victim on the head with a hammer and stabbed him in the back.

“This could have ended in a fatality.

“I condemn those who carried out this attack. Anyone with any information on the dangerous criminals who did this should immediately contact the police.

“These people need to be taken off our streets.” 

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