Man stabbed at footbridge beside landmark hall is in ‘serious’ condition in hospital

An ambulance pictured at the scene on Friday morning.

POLICE say a man who was stabbed on a footbridge beside Waterfront Hall in Belfast is in a “serious condition” in hospital.

Detectives are appealing for witnesses following a stabbing incident on the footbridge at the rear of the Waterfront Hall, Lanyon Place, Belfast, this morning at around 11am (Friday 21st February).

Detective Sergeant Kyle Corrigan said: “This incident has left a man in hospital in a serious condition.

“Enquiries are underway and we are working to establish a motive and apprehend those responsible.

“I’m appealing to anyone who may have been in the area of the blue metal footbridge at the rear of the Waterfront Hall this morning. Did you see anything suspicious? Did you see the incident, or any one running away from the scene?

“I would encourage anyone with information to report it to police on 101 quoting reference 499 of 21/02/20.

“Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.”

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