Derry assault - man in his 50s sustains serious injuries

A man in his 50s suffered serious injuries when he was attacked in Derry.

By william allen
Sunday, 31st July 2022, 4:07 pm

Detectives are appealing for information following a report of an assault in the Beechwood Crescent area of Derry in the early hours of Sunday, July 31.

Detective Sergeant Gardiner said: “It was reported just before 2.30am that a male had been assaulted by a number of other males.

“The man, aged in his fifties, sustained serious injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment.


“Our enquiries are ongoing and I would ask anyone who was in the area at the time and saw anything, or who may have dashcam or other video footage, to contact police on 101 quoting reference 272 of 31/7/22.”

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