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Teenage boy arrested after man is stabbed in face in Belfast

The man’s condition is described as stable.

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POLICE HAVE ARRESTED arrested a 17-year-old boy on suspicion of attempted murder following an incident in the Harcourt Drive area of north Belfast shortly after 7pm yesterday.

The PSNI received a report that a man had been stabbed in the face close to the junction of Harcourt Drive and Manor Street.

A man (19) was taken to hospital for treatment for a serious laceration to his cheek. His condition is described as stable.

The 17-year-old suspect remains in custody.

Detective Sergeant Keith Wilson has appealed for anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone who has any information to contact detectives at Musgrave Police Station on 101.

If someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details, they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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