Two men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following an attack on another man in North Belfast early this morning, Sunday 25 June.
Detective Inspector Paul Rowland said: “The 34 year old victim was assaulted and struck in the head with a hatchet in the Glenrosa Link area at around 1.15am.
He was taken to hospital where he remains in a stable condition at present.
The arrested individuals, both aged 26, were detained by police a short time after the attack. They are being interviewed at Musgrave police station.
Detectives are appealing for witnesses and can be contacted by calling 101, quoting reference 100 of 25/06/17.”
Alternatively information about this crime can also be given anonymously to the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.