Police in Strand Road are appealing for information following an assault on a 27 year old man in the Collon Lane area, Derry on Friday,July 25 at approximately 11.30am.
As this man was walking along Collon Lane close to the rear of College Glen he observed approximately 3 or 4 males near the electricity sub station. As he went passed them one of the males approached him and asked if the strimmer that the injured party was carrying was for sale. When he was told it was not for sale he tried to grab it. The rest of the males came over and one of them punched the injured party to the left eye.
The injured party sustained a serious injury to his eye. He required hospital treatment for his injuries.
Police would ask anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who has any information to contact them at Strand Road on the non emergency number 101. Or, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.