22/02/2019

Police Issue Warning After Video Circulates Of L'Derry Assault

Police in L'Derry have appealed for people to come forward after a video appeared on social media showing an assault.

The incident occurred last night, Thursday 21, in Union Hall Place.

A spokesperson for the PSNI said they had picked up on the incident due to online speculation, but it had not been officially reported yet.
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Witnesses are being urged to come forward and inform police officers.

"If you see something like this please please ring 999 at the time," a spokesperson said.

"If you saw a house on fire you wouldn't message NIFRS, likewise if you see an assault don't message us, RING 999!! The victim has walked away from this one but remember that one punch can kill."

Alternatively, the public can call the non-emergency line 101 to pass on relevant information.



(JG)

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