08/05/2007

Man assaulted in County Tyrone

An 18-year-old man has sustained injuries following an assault in Castlederg, County Tyrone.

It is understood the man was walking along the Corgary Road near the Aghyaran crossroads at 2:30pm on Saturday when a number of people attacked him.

He suffered suspected broken ribs and injuries to his face and chest.

Detectives are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident to contact them on: 0845 600 8000 or alternatively on the confidential Crimestoppers line: 0800 555 111.

(JM/SP)

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