18/02/2020

Man Seriously Assaulted In West Belfast

Detectives are appealing for information after a man was assaulted in west Belfast last week.

The victim suffered a serious eye wound when attacked in the Springfield Avenue area by an unknown male, who is believed to have been armed with a weapon, on the evening of Wednesday 12 February.

Police said the incident occurred at around 8pm and believe a knife or glass bottle was potentially used.

The victim requires a number of stitches, and may need further surgery, to what's described as a "very nasty" wound.
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Enquiries are continuing and police are appealing to anyone who witnessed anything suspicious in the area to contact detectives on 101, quoting reference 254 of 17/02/20.



(JG/CM)

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