A young woman is in a critical but stable condition following a horrific attack with a cordless drill in Strabane today.
The incident happened in the Railway Street area at around 2am this morning.
The PSNI said a 17-year-old man was detained near the scene and is being questioned.
Police said the 38-year-old woman sustained a very serious head injury and was taken to hospital.
Police also said they are exploring a possible homophobic motive for the crime.
They have appealed for anyone with information to contact police in Strabane.
Det Sgt Brian Reid said: “This was a brutal attack and the injuries sustained by the victim are extremely grave.”Tags: