Man charged with city stabbing

Published Wednesday, 11 June 2014
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A man has been charged with attempted murder and possession of an offensive weapon, following a stabbing in Belfast.

Man charged with city stabbing
Forensic officers examine the scene. (© UTV)

The charge comes after a 66-year-old man was stabbed in the head and neck at business premises on the Upper Newtownards Road on Tuesday at 3.30pm.

The man was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment to his injuries, which police have described as 'not life-threatening'.

A 49-year-old man is due to appear in Belfast Magistrates' Court on Thursday.

As is usual procedure, the charges will be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service.

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