Appeal For Information On Serious Assault In South Belfast

The PSNI have issued an appeal for information following a serious assault on a man in south Belfast.

A man, aged in his 40s, is being treated in hospital after he was "brutally" assaulted inside a lift at Hartington Court off the Dublin Road, according to the police.
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At about 10pm on Tuesday, the man is believed to have been followed into the building by two men, who then attacked him when they boarded the lift.

Police have said that they believe the man was struck on the head with a bottle. He suffered injuries to his ribs, lost a tooth and was slashed on the face.

Police are trying to establish a motive for the attack and have appealed for anyone with information, or anyone who may have witnessed anything suspicious, to contact them.

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