25/01/2019

Vicious Attack Leaves Woman With Brain Bleed

A woman has been left with serious injuries in hospital after she was brutally attacked last weekend.

Police said the female was walking in west Belfast early on Saturday 19 January when three unknown females carried out the unprovoked attack.

"Her head was stamped on during the assault causing her to lose consciousness, she has been left with a number of injuries including a bleed to the brain," a PSNI spokesperson said.
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The attack happened on St James Crescent, while the woman was walking in the direction of St James Road at around 9.35am.

The culprits are described as being in their late 20's or early 30's and "all dressed as if they hadn't got changed from being out the previous night".

Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact them on non-emergency line 101, or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.



(JG/CM)

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