Man attacked in paramiltary-style attack in Derry

A man has sustained injuries to his leg in a paramilitary style attack in Derry last night.

Wednesday, 13th July 2016, 4:39 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 5:06 pm

Police have just released details of the incident, which occurred in the Glenowen area of the city at around 11pm.

It was reported that a number of men forced their way into a house in the area and assaulted the male occupant.

The man, aged in his 20s, sustained injuries to his legs as a result of the beating.

A PSNI spokesman said: “Police are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with any information regarding the attack to contact Detectives at Strand Road Police station on 101 quoting reference number 1677 12/07/16.

“Information can also be passed anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”