Man in police custody after serious assault in north Belfast


A man is being treated in hospital following a serious assault in north Belfast.

Police have detained a 33-year-old man in relation to the attack - reported to be a stabbing - at a block of flats at Shore Crescent off the Shore Road.

The incident happened on Thursday afternoon.

Alliance councillor Nuala McAllister said she was “shocked and horrified” at the vicious attack.

“My thoughts are with the victim, his friends and family and I hope he has a speedy recovery following this terrible ordeal,” Cllr McAllister said.