Detectives investigating a serious assault which occurred at the Bradbury Place area of Belfast on Thursday 24th August, have arrested a third man.

A 19 year old man was arrested and remains in police custody. Two other men aged 35 and 26 years old arrested as part of the ongoing investigation also remain in police custody at this time.

Shortly before 6:30am, it was reported that two men were assaulted inside a property by a number of men. A man, aged in his 20s, was reported to have been assaulted with a weapon and was taken to hospital for serious head injuries, where he remains in a critical condition.  A second man, aged in his 40s, was also reported to have been assaulted and received minor injuries. 

Detective Inspector Angus said: “Our enquiries are continuing and we would to anyone with any information to contact Police on 101 quoting reference number 257 of 24/08/23. Alternatively, you can submit a report online using the non-emergency reporting form via .”