Gang leaves man with suspected broken back


A man has suffered a suspected broken back after being beaten up by a gang in Creggan.

Police at Strand Road are appealing for information about the assault on a man in the Eastway area in the early hours of December 29.

At around 1am the man was walking at Eastway when he was set upon by four men.

He sustained bruises to his face, right arm and back, and three suspected cracked vertebrae.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact police on 101, or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.