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Man arrested as police investigate Belfast stabbing

A man was left with two stab wounds following the incident in the early hours of Saturday.

The incident occurred in Belfast in the early hours of Saturday (PA)
The incident occurred in Belfast in the early hours of Saturday (PA)

By Aoife Moore, PA

A 20-year-old man has been arrested following a stabbing in Belfast.

Police received a report that a man had been stabbed in Northwick Drive shortly before 6.30am on Saturday.

It is believed the injured man was in the street when he was approached by an unknown male.

An altercation took place and one man pulled out a knife.

The injured man sustained two stab wounds, which are not believed to be life threatening.

The arrested man was later released on bail pending further enquiries.

Detective Sergeant William Arnott said: “I would appeal to anyone who witnessed this incident to contact detectives at Musgrave PSNI Station on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 366 of December 14.

“Alternatively, information can also be provided anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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