Northern Ireland

Police try to trace man after west Belfast stabbing

Police are investigating a report of a stabbing in west Belfast on Monday.

Police received a report of an altercation involving three men close to a health centre on the Stewartstown Road at about 16:45 GMT.

It Is understood one man was stabbed in the side.

Following the incident the injured man and a second man are believed to have left in what was described as "an old blue box shaped Ford Fiesta".

The third man left the area on foot.

Police have so far been unable to identify and locate the injured man.

The first of the two men travelling in the Fiesta is described as about 40 years old, 6ft 2in tall and was wearing a black hooded top with a red emblem on the back and blue jeans.

The second was about 6ft tall and was wearing a green parka coat, blue and white tracksuit bottoms and trainers.

Anyone who was in the area of the leisure centre at around 16:45 GMT on Monday is asked to contact detectives in Lisburn on 0845 600 8000.