Northern Ireland

Four stabbed in Saintfield attack

Stabbing scene
Image caption A 46-year-old man has been arrested

A 46-year-old man has been arrested after four people were stabbed in the Queen's Park area of Saintfield, County Down.

Police said that at about 03:40 GMT on Sunday, a man attacked several people at a house with a knife, causing injuries to three men and a woman.

Image caption A woman is in a stable but serious condition in hospital

The victims were taken to hospital for treatment to their injuries.

The woman was reported to be in a "serious but stable condition" on Monday morning.

Image caption Forensic officers have been examining the scene

A police cordon remains in place at a semi-detached house in the estate.

Forensics officers are examining the area.