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Report to PPS after woman held at bottle attack scene

The scene of the serious attack in north Belfast at the weekend. Credit: Presseye

A woman arrested at the scene of a serious ‘bottle attack’ on a man in north Belfast at the weekend has been released and a report sent to the Public Prosecution Service.

The 35-year-old woman was held on suspicion of assisting an offender following the assault in the Parkend Street area of the city on Saturday.

The victim, a 36-year-old man, suffered injuries to his head and deep cuts to his arm and back which required hospital treatment.

Police have appealed for information about the attacker – described as being a man in his mid-30s, bald and wearing a blue top and grey tracksuit bottoms with blue or black stripes down the sides.

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Post mortems due after Ballymena deaths

Post mortem examinations are due to be carried out on the bodies of two men who died suddenly in Ballymena at the weekend.

The identities of the men have not yet been released, but police have confirmed that they were aged 43 and 51.

Their bodies were found in the Drumtara area of the Co Antrim town early on Sunday morning.

Police have said that their enquiries are ongoing and that officers are awaiting the results of the post mortem examinations which are to be carried out on Tuesday.

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