Man assaulted in Bishop Street

Police are appealing for witnesses and information following an assault that occurred in a licensed premises on Bishop Street in Derry.

Thursday, 13th October 2016, 4:18 pm
Updated Tuesday, 25th October 2016, 4:50 pm
The alleged assault happened in Bishop Street.

Constable Martin said: “At approximately 2.00am on Sunday October 9, a 53 year old male was assaulted by a male described as being of a slim build, six foot one in height, with sandy coloured hair and was wearing a white t shirt at the time of the incident.

“The assaulted male was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries which are not believed to be life threatening.

“We are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the assault to contact Strand Road Police Station on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 500 on 12/10/2016. Or, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details they can contact the independent charity Crime stoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.”