Lithuanian man attacked in Newry hate crime
Published 18/08/2009 | 10:32
Police in the North say they are treating an attack on a Lithuanian man in Co Down this morning as a hate crime.
The 35-year-old victim was walking through Newry city centre just before 1am when he was attacked by four men on the Armagh Road.
He was struck over the head with a piece of timber and had his mobile phone stolen.
The Lithuanian man suffered a fractured wrist and cuts to his head.