North Belfast: Attempted murder arrest after man stabbed in face
A 17-year-old youth has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was stabbed in the face in north Belfast.
The attack happened close to the junction of Harcourt Drive and Manor Street, off the Cliftonville Road, at about 19:00 BST on Saturday.
Police said the 19-year-old victim suffered a "serious laceration to his cheek" and was taken to hospital.
Belfast Health Trust said the man is in a stable condition.
Sinn Féin councillor JJ Magee said the attack had "shocked the local community in north Belfast".
"I hope that the victim can make a full recovery from his injuries," he added.
"It highlights once again the dangers of knife crime on our streets."