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Teenager arrested after horrific face stabbing in city centre

Northern IrelandBy Sunday World
Teenager arrested after horrific face stabbing in city centre

A 17-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a 19-year old was stabbed in the face in Belfast city centre last night.

The incident took place in the Harcourt Drive area of the city at around 7pm.

A PSNI spokesperson told the Belfast Telegraph: "A 19 year old male was taken to hospital for treatment for a serious laceration to his cheek. His condition is described as stable." 

The 17-year old was arrested and remains in custody this morning.

Detective Sergeant Keith Wilson is appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone who has any information that can assist with the investigation to contact detectives at Musgrave Police Station on 101