30/05/2022

Man Arrested In Connection With Serious Assault

A man, aged in his 30s, has been arrested in connection with a serious assault in Belfast on Friday 27 May.

Shortly after 9:45pm, it was reported that an altercation occurred at a property in Abingdon Drive area of Belfast. A 34-year-old man was taken to hospital with a serious head injury following the incident, and remains in a critical condition at this time.

A man was subsequently arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm and is in police custody.
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Detective Sergeant Dougherty said: "Enquiries are continuing to establish the circumstances surrounding the incident and police would appeal to anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident, to contact them on 101 quoting reference number 1997 27/05/22. Alternatively, you can submit a report online using our non-emergency reporting form via www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/. You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org/."

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