14/12/2021

19-Year-Old Charged With Attempted Murder In North Belfast

The PSNI have charged a 19-year-old man with attempted murder in connection with a number of incidents in north Belfast.

It is understood the man has been detained following a knife attack at Annesley Street at around 4pm on Sunday 12 December. A number of other incidents followed on Vicinage Park and Cranburn Street.

The victim of the knife attack remains in a serious condition in hospital.
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The suspect has also been charged with aggravated burglary, possession of an offensive weapon with intent to commit an indictable offence and attempted hijacking.

Police said that their investigation is ongoing. Anyone with any information about the incidents is asked to contact police.

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