Pensioner And Teenager Stabbed In North Belfast

A pensioner and teenager have been taken to hospital with stab wounds following an incident in north Belfast.

Emergency services were called to a house in Benview Park on Monday morning, October 29, following reports that two people had been stabbed.

A 75-year-old male and a 17-year-old man were taken to hospital with wounds that are not believed to be life threatening.
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A 19-year-old man was arrested a short time later by police, and remains in custody.

Police said enquiries are ongoing and are appealing for witnesses to contact them on 101.


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