Aggravated assault, Carrs Glen Park, North Belfast
21 Feb 2010
A 22 year old man has been taken to hospital after he was struck with a weapon, believed to be a handgun, during an assault in the Carrs Glen Park area of North Belfast earlier this morning (Sunday 21 February).
Shortly before 7:30am two men attacked the man, leaving him with head, rib and facial injuries. The man’s injuries are believed to be life threatening at this stage. A 20 year old man was also taken to hospital for treatment to shock.
Two men aged 27 and 55 were arrested a short time later and are currently helping police with their enquiries.
Anyone who witnessed the assault or who has any information is asked to contact police at North Belfast on 0845 600 8000. Alternatively information can be passed anonymously to the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.