Man and woman assaulted with ‘hurley type sticks’

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Police are appealing for information about an assault on a man and a woman in the Ballyarnett area.

They were in the garden of a house at Labre Park on Friday night, (May 16), when they were assaulted by three men who attacked them with what have been described as ‘hurley type sticks’.

The man sustained an injury to his forehead that required seven stitches, and also cuts to his left elbow and forearm. The woman sustained heavy muscle bruising to both arms.

The attackers are described as being of average build and were wearing dark clothing. A motive has not yet been established.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on the 101 non-emergency number. Information can also be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111