18/12/2014

Man, 31, Critical Following Assault

A 31-year-old man is said to be in a critical condition in hospital after he was assaulted in Portrush.

At around 1.50am this morning (Thursday 18 December), an altercation occurred close to a takeaway restaurant in the Dunluce Avenue area of the town. A window was shattered as a result.

The man is thought to have been assaulted by three males and two females in the incident. He was taken to hospital for his injuries.

He is said to be in a critical, but stable, condition.

Anyone who has information, or who witnessed the attack, is asked to contact police on 101 or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

(JP/MH)

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