October 27, 2020

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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