Police in north Belfast received a report that a male had entered a parked car on the Limestone Road at around 1.20am on Tuesday 15th June.
Officers attended and upon arrival at the scene discovered an unconscious man with a head injury, at the junction of the Limestone Road and North Queen Street, who matched the description of this male. An ambulance was tasked and the man was taken to hospital where he is continuing to receive treatment at this time. A 26 year old man was arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm a short time later and has been taken into custody for questioning.
Officers are working to establish the full circumstances of this incident and would appeal to anyone who was in the Limestone Road area at around 1.20am, and who may have witnessed or captured the incident on dash-cam, to contact police in Tennent Street on 101 quoting reference number 71 15/06/21. You can also submit a report online using the non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/ or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://crimestoppers-uk.org/.
The Police Service of Northern Ireland is appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone with any information that will assist the investigation to contact us on the non-emergency number 101. Information can also be passed anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.