DETECTIVES have arrested a man on suspicion of attempted murder.
The 38-year-old man was arrested at Springfield Road, Warrenpoint, Co Down around 1.30 am on Friday morning.
He is also being quizzed about possession of an offensive weapon.
The arrest was made after a 48-year-old man was found beaten in the town.
The victim was taken to the Daisy Hill Hospital in Newry for treatment to his injuries which are not thought to be life threatening.
Detectives at Ardmore CID in Newry have appealed for anyone with information about the attack to contact them on 0845 600 8000.