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Man stabbed multiple times in Belfast fight - man charged with attempted murder

A 23-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder and possession of an offensive weapon after a fight broke out in south Belfast on Tuesday.

He is expected to appear before Belfast Magistrates Court Thursday morning.

Police were called to an altercation in the Ballynafoy Close area of the Ravenhill Road and found that a man is his early 20s had been stabbed multiple times.

He was taken to hospital although his injuries were not described as life threatening.

A 44-year-old man was also arrested as part of the investigation but has since been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

Police said a man was seen fleeing the scene with a knife before returning without it. Investigators are combing the area for the weapon, however they have asked the public to be vigilant and report anything suspicious to their officers.

Police can be contacted on 101 or information can also be provided anonymously to the independent charity, Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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