Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious assault in the Upper Newtownards Road at approximately 4.05 am this morning, Sunday, May, 16.
Inspector Barry Moore said: “At around 4am this morning a 42-year-old man was discovered with a head injury close to the Ulster Hospital.
“Officers attended the scene and arrested a 34-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder and possession of an offensive weapon with intent to commit indictable offence.
“The victim was taken to hospital for treatment of his injuries which are not believed to be life threatening at this stage.
“We are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the assault to contact police at Lisburn and Castlereagh Station on 101 quoting reference number 432 of 16/05/21, or to 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/.”