Derry police appeal: Man knocked out and hospitalised in Bogside gang attack

Police have launched an appeal for information after a man was knocked out and hospitalised in a gang attack in the Bogside.

Friday, 25th June 2021, 3:31 pm

The assault on the man, aged in his 20s, occurred earlier this month.

The incident was reported to have occurred sometime between 8.30pm and 9pm on Sunday, June 6, in the Joseph Place area, and involved a man being assaulted and knocked unconscious by up to five males.

The man sustained a head wound as a result of the assault which required hospital treatment.

Police appeal after Bogside assault.

Police are appealing for anyone who was in the area at the time and saw what happened or who has information to contact police in Strand Road on 101, quoting reference 618 06/06/21.

A report can also be made using the online reporting form via Alternatively, information can be provided to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at