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Police are appealing for information following the attack (stock photo)

Police are appealing for information following the attack (stock photo)

Police are appealing for information following the attack (stock photo)

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was stabbed in the neck in south Belfast.

Police are appealing for information following the attack at a residence in St Jude's Parade early yesterday.

The PSNI said: "Shortly after 1.20am it was reported that a man in his 40s received a stab wound to the right hand side of his neck.

"Colleagues from Northern Ireland Ambulance Service attended the scene.

"The male was taken to hospital for treatment for his injuries, that were not believed to be life threatening."

"Two men aged 33 and 27 years old have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

"Both men are currently assisting police with their enquiries," the officer continued.

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"We would continue to appeal to anyone with any information to contact 101 quoting reference number 63 28/8/18.

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


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