Teenager critically ill after Belfast attack
Three men have been arrested over the incident in the south of the city on Friday.
A teenage boy is critically ill after being attacked in Belfast.
The 17-year-old was found by police inside a flat on the Donegall Road in the south of the city on Friday afternoon following reports of a disturbance.
He was found injured and unconscious.
Police are currently investigating the serious assault of a teenage boy in the Donegal Road area of south Belfast this afternoon. He has been taken to hospital for treatment. Witnesses or anyone with info call 101, quoting reference number 1018 of 03/05/19.— Police Service NI (@PoliceServiceNI) May 3, 2019
A Police Service of Northern Ireland spokesman said the victim is understood to be critically-ill in hospital.
Three men have been arrested in connection with the incident, which happened at about 4.15pm on Friday.
Detective Inspector Keith Wilson said those who were arrested are being questioned at Musgrave police station.
“Anyone who can assist us with our investigation is asked to contact Musgrave CID on 101, quoting reference 1018 03/05/19,” he added.