PSNI appeal for information following assault

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Police at Strand Road in Londonderry are appealing for information about an assault in which a man sustained serious facial and head injuries.

Officers attended a report of an assault outside a public house at Park Avenue shortly before 7pm on Tuesday, July 22.

A 23-year-old man sustained a suspected fractured skull and broken jawbone and was taken to Altnagelvin Hospital. A 44-year-old man was subsequently arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent. He was admitted to hospital with a suspected broken leg.

Two men are alleged to have been involved in the initial incident. One ran off along Lower Nassau Street after the incident, while the second got into a car that was outside the bar.

Anyone who saw what happened is asked to contact police at Strand Road on the 101 non-emergency number. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.