Police probe city centre assault

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POLICE at Strand Road are appealing for information about an assault on a man in the city centre at the weekend.

A police spokesperson said that at about 1am on Sunday May 18, the man and a friend were waiting for a taxi at Lower Clarendon Street.

Two other men were waiting, and as a taxi pulled up, one of them punched the victim in the face. The man sustained cuts to his head and mouth.

The alleged assailant was aged in his early twenties and had sandy hair that was shaved at the sides. He was wearing a red baseball-type T-shirt, jeans and trainers.

The number to call with nay information is 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.