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Teenager stabbed during altercation in west Belfast

A 17-year-old man has been stabbed during an altercation in west Belfast.

The incident occurred in the Bell Steel Road and Glenwood Court area of the city at around 2am on Saturday.

The victim was treated in hospital for a number of stab wounds to his back and arm.

His injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

The man involved was described as being around 40-years-old, of heavy build, with gelled down blond hair and was wearing white Lacoste trainers, grey shorts and a grey and navy coloured Mackenzie polo shirt.

Sinn Féin Councillor Charlene O’Hara has condemned the stabbing.

The west Belfast Councillor said: “A young man was attacked in west Belfast in the early hours of this morning.

“These attacks have a severely damaging impact on our entire city and must stop immediately.

“Anyone with information about this incident should bring it forward to the police immediately.”

Inspector McCullough has appealed to anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information which could assist with police enquiries to contact officers at Woodbourne on 101 quoting reference number 216 09/06/18.

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