Police are appealing for information after a teenager was attacked at his home in north Belfast.

The incident happened in the St James Mews area shortly before 8.45am on Saturday July 15.

The 19-year-old male victim was assaulted by the gang and sustained puncture wounds to his shoulder.

His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Speaking about the incident, the PSNI’s Constable Molloy said: “This attack continued into a nearby street and onto the Antrim Road before the persons made off in the direction of the Cliftonville Road.”

Anyone with any information about the attack is asked to contact police at the Tennent Street Police Station on the non-emergency number 101 and by quoting the reference 538 with the date 15/07/17. Alternatively, the public can contact independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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