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knife attack Police appeal as man repeatedly stabbed after altercation with two men in Belfast

The incident reportedly happened in the Cliftonville Road area of north Belfast

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The attack happened in the Cliftonville Road area of Belfast. Credit: Google Maps

The attack happened in the Cliftonville Road area of Belfast. Credit: Google Maps

The attack happened in the Cliftonville Road area of Belfast. Credit: Google Maps

The PSNI are appealing for witnesses following a report of a stabbing in north Belfast yesterday evening.

Just before 6pm a man was rushed to hospital after he sustained a number of stab wounds following an altercation in the Cliftonville Road area.

Detective Sergeant Gardiner said: "It was reported that the victim was involved in a verbal altercation with two males, one of whom was armed with a knife.

"The man, aged in his twenties, sustained serious injuries as a result of the incident and, while our enquiries are ongoing, we are appealing to anyone with any information to contact us on 101 quoting reference CW 1578 21/12/21.

"Were you in the area between 5pm and 6pm? Did you see anything that may help with our investigation or do you have dash-cam or other footage?

"Alternatively, you can submit a report online using the non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/.

"You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://crimestoppers-uk.org/"

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