13/04/2021

Man Charged Over Stabbing Incidents In West Belfast

A man has been charged over a number of stabbing incidents in west Belfast.

The incidents happened in the early hours on Monday morning, 12 April.

The charges include threats to kill, common assault and criminal damage.
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The 39-year-old suspect is to appear before Belfast Magistrates Court today, 13 April.

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