DETECTIVES have issued an appeal for information in relation to the whereabouts of 33 year old Stephen McFarlane.
They want to speak to him over a serious assault on a woman in the Carnmoney area of Newtownabbey on Wednesday night, January 13.
Anyone who has information regarding his whereabouts or the movements of a white Audi A6, registration, T44 SMF, is asked to contact detectives on the non-emergency number 101.
Police are advising not to approach Mr McFarlane but to contact them immediately.
A woman is critically ill in hospital after the assault at a house on the Ashgrove Road in Carnmoney.
It is understood the woman, who is 26, lives there with her two young children.
Police have not released any further details of what happened.
In a statement they said they were “investigating a serious assault at an address in the Ashgrove Road” on Wednesday night.
“A 26-year-old woman has been taken to hospital for treatment for her injuries,” they added.
“Her condition is described as critical.”