Monday 11 December 2017

Two men arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after hatchet attack in Belfast

PSNI (Stock image)
PSNI (Stock image)

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following an attack on another man in north Belfast in the early hours of Sunday morning.

The 34-year-old victim was assaulted and struck in the head with a hatchet in the Glenrosa Link area at around 1.15am.

He was taken to hospital where he remains in a stable condition at present.

The arrested individuals, both aged 26, were arrested by police a short time after the attack. They are being interviewed at Musgrave police station.

Detective Inspector Paul Rowland said: "Detectives are appealing for witnesses and can be contacted by calling 101, quoting reference 100 of 25/06/17.

"Alternatively information about this crime can also be given anonymously to the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111."

Belfast Telegraph

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