Belfast police officer stabbed in neck was 'millimetres from death'
A police officer who was stabbed in the neck in Northern Ireland was just "millimetres from death," according to a senior commander. Two policemen were attacked by a suspect armed with a knife in Belfast, one stabbed in the neck and the other slashed on the face. A 22-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after the incident on Wednesday, 1 February. This footage shows cordons near the scene of the stabbing on Thursday. It happened in South Belfast in the early hours of the morning. Source: PA