15/12/2005

Teenager has ear bitten in attack

A teenage man has had part of his ear bitten off in an attack in west Belfast on Sunday.

Police released details of the attack on Wednesday revealing that the 19-year-old victim was kicked and punched to the ground in the car park of sports premises on Shaws Road at around 1am.

It is understood the victim suffered the ear injury when he stood up following the initial attack.

Police have appealed for anyone who was in the car park at the time of the assault to contact them on 0845 600 8000 or Crimestoppers on 0845 555 111.

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