Stabbing, Carrigart Avenue, West Belfast

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Detectives are appealing for information after a report of a stabbing incident at the Carrigart Avenue area of West Belfast this morning (Friday 12th October).

Detective Sergeant Gardiner 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 enquiries.

“We would appeal to anyone in the area who witnessed the incident to contact detectives on 101 quoting reference number 172 12/10/18. Alternatively, Information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.”

We are keen to hear from witnesses of this incident

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.