January 26, 2021

Police investigating Belfast knife attacks release image of man on bicycle

Police investigating five attacks on women in Belfast city centre on Monday night have released an image of a man on a bike. 

Three women were stabbed and two assaulted by a silent and hooded or masked assailant on a bicycle, using a small but sharp knife.

The victims, who were aged between 19 and 22, suffered wounds to the neck, arm and the back of the leg areas.

Police now believe the same man may have attacked another woman earlier the same evening.

Police said they are “urgently seeking to identify the male in this image to assist them with their enquiries.” 

Any information can be provided to Detectives at Musgrave CID quoting reference 1886 of 12/10/20. 

Alternatively, information can also be provided anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Speaking this morning, Chief Superintendent Simon Walls told the BBC: “Currently we’re looking at the possibility

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Portland Man Attacks Police Car, Pepper-Sprays Officer Inside

A man has been arrested after allegedly smashing a Portland Police patrol vehicle window and setting off pepper spray as an officer was sat inside.



a bunch of items that are sitting on a table: Portland Police later found a number of a number of items such as pepper spray, throwing knives and rocks inside the suspect's car.


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Portland Police later found a number of a number of items such as pepper spray, throwing knives and rocks inside the suspect’s car.

John B. Russell, 41, of Portland, has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting a public safety officer, aggravated harassment and criminal mischief in the first degree following the incident, which occurred on Sunday morning.

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At 9:39 a.m., an officer working the 881 district in Central Precinct was parked in a marked patrol vehicle doing paperwork in the area of South Corbett Avenue and South Lane Street.

A male suspect then approached the police car and broke

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