Man sustains fractured jaw, facial injuries in gang assault in Derry

Police in Derry are appealing for witnesses and information following the report of a serious assault on St Stephen’s Day, Sunday December 26.

By Brendan McDaid
Saturday, 1st January 2022, 9:51 am

Detective Sergeant Galbraith said: “At approximately 10pm a 34-year-old male was assaulted in the Ballymagowan Avenue area of the city, by a group of up to five males.

“The victim was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries and has sustained serious facial injuries, including a fractured jaw.

“We are appealing for any persons who may have been in the area and witnessed anything suspicious or who perhaps might have dash-cam footage to contact us on reference number 1134 30/12/21.”

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