23/09/2019

Pair Arrested Over Belfast Assault

Police have made two arrests following an assault in Belfast.

A man was struck several times in the head and face in the Bloomfield Court area of the city early on Sunday morning, 22 September.

Detectives investigating the assault, which also saw criminal damage caused to a car, have arrested two men aged 56 and 32.

The victim was treated by paramedics at the scene for injuries which are not believed to be life threatening.
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Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has information that could assist police enquiries is urged to contact detectives at Musgrave on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 546 22/09/19.

Details can also be provided anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.



(JG/CM)

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