Police investigating a stabbing incident in the Mill Road area of Newtownabbey in the early hours of this morning, Tuesday September 27th, have made an arrest.

Sergeant Donald said: “At approximately 1.10am this morning, we received a report that two people had been stabbed at a property. Officers attended and windows had been broken at this property also. One of the victims, a man, suffered a puncture wound to his left leg, the other female victim suffered a laceration to her head. Both were taken to hospital for treatment to their injuries.

“A 36-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent and possession of an offensive weapon with intent to commit an indictable offence. He remains in custody at this time.

“Our investigation is underway and we are appealing to anyone with any information that can assist us to contact 101 quoting reference number 52 27/09/22.”

Alternatively, you can submit a report online using the non-emergency reporting form via www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/.