Sectarian attack in Nelson Drive

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Suspected bigots injured a man’s face in what police are treating as a sectarian attack in the Nelson Drive area.

Police are appealing for information following the assault on the man in the Caw Mews/Nelson Drive area in the early hours of Saturday, June 25.

The male was assaulted by two unknown men. He sustained injuries to his face. This is being treated as a sectarian hate crime.

Constable Graeme Reynolds would appeal to anyone who may have witnessed this incident or anyone who has any information to contact Police at Strand Road on the non-emergency number 101.

Alternatively, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.