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Two women and three men arrested after vicious attacks in Belfast

Two Belfast men have been seriously injured during assaults at homes in the north the city.

The attack happened at Fairfax Court, in the early hours of Thursday, December 13.

Detective Inspector Michael McDonnell said: “Shortly after 4:10am, it was reported that two males were assaulted. One man, aged 34, suffered head injuries after being struck with a wooden bat at a house in the area.

"Another male, aged 29, was also struck on the head by a wooden bat in another nearby property. Both males have been taken to hospital for their injuries and their conditions are described as serious.

“A 65-year-old woman is believed to have sustained a suspected broken wrist during the incident. She was taken to hospital for treatment to her injuries."

Two women aged 50 and 29 years old and three men aged 42, 24 and 22 years old have been arrested in relation to the incident.

All five persons have been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

Anyone with any information regarding the incident can contact detectives on 101, quoting reference number 148 13/12/18.

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