30/10/2015

Three Arrested In Connection With Stabbing Attacks

A man has been arrested after a 19-year-old was stabbed in Belfast city centre.

The victim was stabbed in the High Street area at around 9.25pm on Thursday.

He is believed to be in a serious but stable condition in hospital.

The suspect was arrested a short time after the attack and is currently being questioned by the police.
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Elsewhere, two people have been arrested following a stabbing incident in Ballymena.

The incident happened in the Waveney Road area at around 1pm on Thursday.

The victim, a 30 year old man, was located in a flat and was taken to hospital where his condition is described as serious.

A 23-year-old woman and a 33-year-old male were arrested at the scene.

Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.

(CD/LM)

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