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Two men and a youth injured in west Belfast fracas

Police are appealing for witnesses after two men and a youth were injured in an altercation in West Belfast.

One man was arrested on Saturday following the incident which took place in a park near Lagmore Avenue on Friday night.

Police responded to reports of a fight shortly before 8.30pm.

According to the PSNI, a 26 year-old sustained a laceration to his head, a 19-year-old male was cut on his arm and a 15-year-old male received a puncture wound to his shoulder. All three males received treatment in hospital for their injuries which are not believed to be life threatening.

A 19 year-old-man was arrested in the west Belfast on Saturday, on suspicion of attempted grievous bodily harm with intent. He was interviewed and subsequently released on police bail pending further enquiries.

Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone with any information that can assist police with their investigation to contact officers in Woodbourne Police Station on 101 quoting reference 1269 of 07/07/17 or ring  Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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