Two men stabbed not far from Belfast city centre

PSNI
PSNI

Two men have suffered stab injuries after being attacked by a lone assailant on a footbridge.

The PSNI announced that the attack had taken place in the Westlink area of Belfast at around 7am on Saturday.

It is not clear at time of writing what kind of weapon was used.

Announcing details of the incident on Saturday evening, police said the two victims, aged 27 and 23, were attacked by a male while they were on a footbridge between Durham Street (on the city centre side of the Westlink) and Cullingtree Road (on the lower Falls side),

Both men were taken to hospital for treatment for stab injuries, which are not believed to be life-threatening.

The PSNI asked for anyone with information about the incident to contact them at Musgrave Police Station on the non-emergency number 101, or to call independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.