Police: 2 injured, 1 critically, in Newport assault

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NEWPORT, R.I. (WPRI) — One person was critically injured during an assault that occurred in Newport this past weekend, according to Newport Police Lt. April Amaral.

Amaral said the incident occurred early Sunday morning at a home on Thames Street.

The assault, according to Amaral, is an isolated incident.

Amaral said two people were injured in the assault. Both were rushed to the hospital, where one remains in critical condition and the other has since been treated and released.

The specifics leading up to the incident remain unclear at this time. Amaral said the investigation into the incident is ongoing.

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