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Man stabbed in west Belfast assault

The stabbing happened during an altercation in west Belfast. Credit: PA

A man in his 20s has been stabbed in the shoulder during a street altercation in the Whiterock Crescent area of west Belfast.

The victim had to be taken to hospital for treatment following the incident, which happened shortly after 6.45pm on Wednesday.

Police say a 22-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent.

Anyone who was in the area around the time of the assault and saw what happened is asked to contact detectives on 101, or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.