A woman assaulted with a drill after a potentially homophobic attack in Northern Ireland.
A teenage boy caught after a 38-year-old woman suffered a “severe” head injury.
A 17-year-old boy is in custody after the incident at Railway Street in Strabane.
Furthermore, Police Service of Northern Ireland Detective Sergeant Brian Reid said they are looking into the possibility that the attack was homophobic and appealed to anyone with footage of a male with a cordless drill in the area at the time to contact them.
Eventually, It is a brutal attack and the injuries sustained by the victim are extremely grave. the police said
The victim is in a critical but stable condition in hospital after the attack in County Tyrone.
They are exploring a possible homophobic motive for the crime and are appealing for witnesses to get in touch with them.
They would like to hear from anyone who may have seen a male carrying a drill in the area at around the time of the assault.
Here are some Twitter reactions for the women attacked:
Disgusting Lots are afraid going out nowadays 😢😢😢
— Elle Shaw (@ElleShaw8) May 5, 2018
That is barbaric
— Ben Dolan (@BenDolan16) May 5, 2018
Oh my God, the poor woman. That’s horrific
— Clare Davenport (@clare_dav) May 5, 2018
Holy fu*k That's crazy , hope she recovers
— mark fee (@markfee1978) May 5, 2018
As a result, There will be some disruption to traffic in Strabane this morning while police examine the area.
It was a brutal attack, and the injuries sustained by the victim are extremely grave.