Man accused of Athol Street attack is named

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JOHN Joseph Redmond appeared before Magistrates today (Wednesday) charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm following an incident in Athol Street, Douglas, on Monday morning.

The 22-year-old, who lives in Hillside Avenue, Douglas, was charged with wounding Arthur Bolan, aged 61, also from the Hillside Avenue area.

Mr Bolan remains in a critical condition following an alleged attack on Monday morning.

Mr Redmond was remanded in custody to Tuesday (July 19), when he will appear before Deputy High Bailiff Alastair Montgomerie.

Police sealed off much of Athol Street for most of the day while they carried out investigations into the incident.

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