26/02/2007

Teenager remanded over stabbing

A teenager has been remanded in custody in connection with a stabbing in the Stewartstown Road area of West Belfast.

A 16-year-old was hospitalised after an altercation in which he received serious injuries. His condition is now thought to be stable.

The 17-year-old youth appeared today at Lisburn magistrates Court and when charged with attempted murder, he replied “not guilty”.

(JM/SP)

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