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Police appeal as man suffers facial injuries in vicious assault

Three men have been arrested

A man suffered facial injuries in a vicious assault in Newry on Wednesday evening.

Police in Newry are appealing for information in relation to the assault in the Mourneview Park/Erskine Street area of the city yesterday.

It was reported that sometime between 7-7:15pm a man in his 20s was assaulted and received facial injuries as a result of this.

A man in his 30s and two men in their 20s have since been arrested and are helping police with their enquiries.

Constable Leahy said: “I would ask anyone with information to contact Newry station on 101 quoting reference 1180 21/06/17, or if they wish to remain anonymous Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

There are no further details at this stage.

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