DETECTIVES have arrested a 19-year old man following a stab murder in North Belfast yesterday, Sunday, December 12.

Detective Inspector Dane said:  “Shortly before 4pm, police attended an incident whereby a male had been stabbed by another male at a property at Annesley Street.

“One man was subsequently taken to hospital for treatment for his injuries, which are believed to be serious at this time.

“Around the same time, it was reported that the suspect approached a woman outside a property at Vicinage Park. He threatened her with a knife and demanded her vehicle.

“A report was also received of a male with a knife threatening the occupants of a vehicle in the nearby Cranburn Street area.

“One man has been arrested on suspicion of a number of serious offences including attempted murder.

“He remains in police custody at this time, assisting with enquiries.

“Police are not looking for anyone else in connection with these incidents at this time, however, our enquries are ongoing, and we would appeal to anyone who may have been in the area and may have dash cam or mobile phone footage, or any information which could assist us, to call 101, quoting reference number 1331 of 12/12/21.”

A report can also be made using the online reporting form via

Alternatively, information can be provided to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at

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