NEWS
20/01/2018 18:57 GMT

Teenager Stabbed In Neck And Body At House In Newtownards

A man has been arrested.

A teenager has been stabbed in the neck and body at a house in Newtownards, Northern Ireland.

The wounded 19-year-old was found by police at the property in the Thomas Street area of the Co Down town at 12.45pm on Saturday.

The teenager was taken to hospital for treatment to her injuries, which are not thought to be life-threatening at this time.

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A teenager was stabbed in the neck and body at a house in Newtownards. File image.

Detective Sergeant Joy Fitzgerald said a man who fled from the property was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent.

He was detained by police a short distance away from the house.

Detectives are appealing to anyone who witnessed the incident, or who may have information which could help the investigation, to contact them at the Public Protection Unit in Newtownards on the non-emergency number 101.