A man is in a serious condition in hospital following a stabbing in west Belfast in the early hour of this morning.

The 24-year-old suffered two wounds to his neck.

The incident took place in the Carrigart Avenue area at around 4.15am.

A 32-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm, and assault on police.

The PSNI has appealed for witnesses to come forward.