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Police question man (24) after Belfast city centre stabbing

Police questioned a 24-year-old man

POLICE were last night questioning a 24-year-old man after a stabbing in business premises in Belfast city centre.

A man was stabbed by another male armed with a knife in the Scottish Provident building in the Donegall Square West area near the City Hall.

The attack happened shortly before 2pm.

It is believed the victim works in the building and suffered wounds to his chest and arms.

Police said he was taken to hospital for treatment.

A PSNI spokesman said: "The 24-year-old was subsequently arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and he remains in custody assisting us with our enquiries this afternoon.

"I would appeal to anyone who witnessed the incident to contact detectives in Musgrave on 101."

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