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Man in serious condition after Belfast city centre stabbing

Police have appealed for witnesses

A man has been left in a serious condition in hospital after being stabbed in Belfast city centre. 

The victim, aged in his forties, was attacked close to the Waterfront Hall near Lanyon Place at around 11am this morning. 

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? "

Anyone with information has been asked to contact police by calling 101. 

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