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Public patience appreciated over Athol Street closure

Tue, 12 Jul 2011

The police cordon on Athol Street yesterday
The police cordon on Athol Street yesterday

Police are thanking the public after a man was seriously injured in an incident on Athol Street.

The surrounding area was closed for much of yesterday, causing disruption to those who work in the area.

A 22 year old Douglas man is being held on suspicion of attempted murder.

The 61 year old victim needed surgery, and remains in a critical condition.

Officers say decisions to seal off areas are not taken lightly, and that they appreciate the impact this has on the public.

 

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