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.
News Image
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.


Related Northern Ireland News Stories
Click here for the latest headlines.

22 February 2008
Man, 21, Dies Following Road Collision
A 21-year-old man has died in hospital following a road traffic collision in Co Down. Paudraig Sweeney from Portaferry was involved in the collision which took place on the Rowreagh Road, between Portaferry and Kircubbin on Wednesday morning. Police investigating the incident are appealing for anyone who was travelling in the area between 6.45 - 7.
25 October 2005
Man dies in Newry road collision
A 27-year-old man has died following a three-car collision in Co Down on Monday. Police named the victim as David Gavin O'Connor from Belfast. Mr O'Connor was taken to the Daisy Hill Hospital following the accident, which occurred on the Newry by-pass at about 7pm, but died a short time later.
27 November 2020
Man Jailed For 'At Least' 22 Years For Murder Of Adrian Ismay
A 50-year-old Belfast man has been jailed for a minimum of 22 years for the 2016 murder of prison officer Adrian Ismay. Christopher Robinson was convicted of the murder of the prison officer in January this year, and received a mandatory life sentence.
04 May 2021
Man Stabbed During Attack In East Belfast
A man, aged in his 40's, has been stabbed during an attack in east Belfast. The victim was chased by a number of men from the Killagan Bend in the Cregagh area area, heading towards the Greenway just after 11 pm on Monday, 03 May. He was stabbed in the back and the head. The victim remains in a stable condition in hospital.
04 December 2020
Man Shot In Both Legs In West Belfast
Police have issued an appeal for information following a shooting incident in west Belfast. According to reports, a man, aged in his 30s, was shot in both legs in a "paramilitary-style attack" on Downfine Walk in Turf Lodge at about 20:10 last night.