Detectives have arrested a 27-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder after a man sustained a large wound to his throat in an incident in Belfast.
It is understood the 28-year-old victim was in the back garden of a property at Mill Race around 3.30pm on Saturday when he was approached from behind and slashed across the neck with a retractable knife.
The suspect ran away from the scene. A short time later officers detained a 27-year-old man in connection with the attack.
The victim was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries, which will require surgery.
Detectives at Musgrave CID are appealing for witnesses.