DETECTIVES are appealing for witnesses following a stabbing in west Belfast yesterday evening, Saturday, May 2.
At around 5.30 pm it was reported that a man sustained a stab wound to his abdomen after he was attacked by three men in the Woodbourne Crescent area of the city.
The 26 year old man was taken to hospital for treatment for his injuries where his condition is described as stable.
A 17 year old male was arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent and possession of an offensive weapon.
He was interviewed and subsequently released on police bail pending further enquiries.
Detectives are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone who has any information that can assist with the investigation to contact them in Musgrave Police Station on 101 quoting reference 1322 02/05/20.
Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.