30/10/2015

Man Stabbed In West Belfast

A man is in a serious condition in hospital after being stabbed in west Belfast.

The attack happened in the Hawthorn Street area at around 1.40pm on Thursday.

The victim is believed to be in his 30s.
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A section of Hawthorn Street was closed and police examined the area.

Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.

(CD/LM)

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