Assault was sectarian hate crime say PSNI

PSNI
PSNI

Foyle police are appealing for witnesses to an assault in the Fountain Estate, in the early hours of Saturday, May 16, which is being treated as a sectarian hate crime.

At 2.30am as two men in their 20s were walking at Wapping Lane, they were attacked by a group of around six to 10 unknown males. Both men were taken to hospital for treatment to non-life threatening injuries.

The police say the incident is being treated as a sectarian hate crime.

Inspector Les Craig appealed to anyone who witnessed the assault or has information to contact police at Strand Road on the non-emergency number 101, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.