Arre st made after man is stabbed twice in neck
A MAN has suffered serious injuries after being stabbed twice in the neck.
The 24-year-old needed hospital treatment after being attacked in the Carrigart Avenue area of west Belfast around 4.15am yesterday.
A 32-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm and assault on police.
Detectives investigating the stabbing have appealed for witnesses to come forward.
A PSNI spokesman said: “Shortly after 4.15am, it was reported that a 24-year-old man received two stab wounds to his neck in the area.
“The man has been taken to hospital for his injuries, with his condition described as serious.
“A 32-year-old man was arrested for grievous bodily harm with intent, disorderly behaviour and assault on police. He is currently assisting police with their inquiries.
“We would appeal to anyone in the area who witnessed the incident to contact detectives on 101, quoting reference number 172 12/10/18.”