Northern Ireland

Man stabbed in 'life-threatening' attack in east Belfast

A man is seriously ill in hospital after being stabbed in the neck in east Belfast.

The 27-year-old was attacked by another man at the junction of Castlereagh Road and Euston Parade at around 22:15 GMT on Wednesday.

The man's condition is described as serious but stable.

Detectives have described the attack as "life threatening" and are keen to establish the man's earlier movements.

A police spokesman said: "Police are particularly keen to hear from anyone who may have seen this individual in the hours prior to 2215 in the area of Castlereagh Road.

"The male is approximately 6ft tall, with short dark hair and was wearing blue jeans, red Nike air max trainers, and a cream Adidas hoodie".