Man stabbed in neck in East Belfast



A 27-year-old man is being treated in hospital after being stabbed in the neck during an assault in east Belfast.

The incident happened at the Euston Parade, Ballymacarret area on New Years night shortly after 10.15pm.

A PSNI spokesman said “it was reported that a 27-year-old man was assaulted at the junction of Castlereagh Road and Euston Parade by an unknown male”.

“The man was treated for a stab wound to his neck and was taken to a nearby hospital for his injuries,” he added. “His condition is described as serious, but stable.”

Inquiries are continuing and detectives would appeal to anyone with any information about the incident to contact them at Musgrave Street CID on 0845 600 8000. Or, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details they can contact Crimestoppers and speak anonymously on 0800 555 111.




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