Coleraine stabbing: Man in court on attempted murder charge


A man has appeared in court charged with a number of offences, including attempted murder.

Gary Moore, 30, of Greenmount Avenue, Coleraine, appeared at Coleraine Magistrates' Court on Friday.

He is further charged with common assault, criminal damage and possessing an offensive weapon in a public place.

The victim, who was in his 40s, was stabbed in the Blackthorn Court area of Coleraine shortly before 23:30 BST on Wednesday.

He was taken to hospital after the incident.

Det Con Higgins said they could connect the accused to the charges.

No application for bail was made, although a defence solicitor stated that the matter was to be contested.

District Judge Liam McNally remanded the accused in custody.

He will reappear via video link on 29 July.