DETECTIVES are appealing for information and witnesses in relation to an incident in West Belfast during which two men were stabbed.
Detective Sergeant Faulkner said: “Shortly after 3 am today, Monday, April 12, police responded to a report of a disturbance in New Barnsley Park.
“Shortly afterwards, a man in his 20s was stabbed in the Avoca Court area, sustaining injuries to his chest, his left side, throat and head.
“He is presently in hospital where his condition is described as stable.
“A second victim, a man in his 20s, was located a short distance away at Mount Alverno Garage on the Springfield Road.
“He sustained stab wounds to his right arm, abdomen and leg.
“A man in his 30s has been arrested and is currently in police custody assisting detectives with their enquiries.
“Anyone who may have been in the area at the time, or who has any information, is asked to contact police on 101 and quote reference number 118 and 121 of 12/04/21, or submit a report online using the non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/.
“Alternatively, you can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://crimestoppers-uk.org/.”