UPDATED: Man charged with attempted murder in North Side stabbing

UPDATE (May 6): A 23-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder and causing grievous bodily harm with intent in relation to an incident on April 20.

He is scheduled to appear in court this afternoon.

ORIGINAL (May 3): Police arrested a 23-year-old man from North Side on Tuesday on suspicion of attempted murder.

The suspect was arrested following the stabbing of a 36-year-old man on the evening of April 20 at a residence in Lariat Road, North Side, police said in a media statement.

According to the RCIPS, the suspect remained in police custody Tuesday. He had not been charged by press time.

Police said the stabbing victim was still in hospital in critical but stable condition and is due to be taken off island to Jamaica for further medical treatment.

In an original statement issued by the RCIPS on the April 20 stabbing, police said officers had attended the scene where they found a small crowd of people assisting the victim, who was bleeding from stab wounds, on the ground in the yard of the residence.

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