Northern Ireland

Oldpark, north Belfast attack: 16-year-old charged over ear biting

A 16-year-old boy has been charged over an attack in north Belfast at the weekend in which a youth had part of his ear bitten off.

The youth and another boy were attacked at Ballymoney Street in the Oldpark area at about 00:35 BST on Sunday.

The boy whose ear was bitten was taken to hospital where his condition is described as stable.

The teenager arrested over the attack was charged with grievous bodily harm with intent.

The other victim was not seriously injured.

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