Northern Ireland

Man critically injured in north Belfast incident

Brae Hill Park
Image caption The man was found critically injured at Brae Hill Park

A man is critically ill with head and leg injuries after an incident in the Ballysillan area of north Belfast.

Police were sent to Brae Hill Park at about 02:00 BST on Sunday after reports of a fight, and found the injured man when they arrived.

The 50-year-old was given first aid by officers until an ambulance arrived and took him to hospital.

A man in his 40s was arrested at the scene and a car has been taken away for forensic examination.

Det Sgt Kenneth Leckey said: "Our enquiries are ongoing to determine the circumstances that has led to this very serious incident and I would appeal to anyone with any information which could assist us with our enquiries to contact CID at Musgrave on 101."