BREAKING: Man hospitalised after being attacked in west Belfast this afternoon
A man has been taken to hospital following an attack in west Belfast.
The police are currently investigating the assault, which took place in the Hawthorn Street area this afternoon.
A section of the street has been closed as part of the investigation and one man has been taken to hospital for treatment.
The police have appealed to anyone who was in the Hawthorn Street area this afternoon and who witnessed an altercation to contact officers at Woodbourne Police Station on the non-emergency number 101.
Information can also be passed anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.