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Further arrests over Lurgan graveyard disturbance

Three people were injured in a stabbing incident that happened in a graveyard on Monday afternoon. Credit: Pacemaker

Police investigating a disturbance that took place after a funeral in Lurgan have arrested a further three men.

Emergency services, including police, paramedics and the air ambulance were called to the scene near the North Circular Road on Monday afternoon.

Police say a 20-year-old man has been detained on suspicion of grievous bodily harm and possessing an article with a blade in a public place and a 37-year old-man has been arrested on suspicion of common assault and possession of an offensive weapon in a public place.

Both remain in custody pending further enquiries.

A 42-year-old man, arrested on suspicion of common assault and possession of an offensive weapon in a public place, has been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

While a 23-year-old man, arrested on Monday, on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent and possession of an offensive weapon in a public place has also been released on police bail pending further enquiries.