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Police seek help over assault in Belfast city centre

By Staff Reporter

A 35-year-old man has been treated in hospital for head injuries after he was assaulted in Belfast city centre on Saturday.

The attack happened in Great Victoria Street at around 9pm.

The victim's injuries were not thought to be life-threatening.

The assailant is described as being about 20 years old, approximately 5ft 9ins tall, of slim build with short black hair and was wearing a white tracksuit top and black tracksuit bottoms. The attacker made off on foot in the direction of Hope Street. It is not clear what the motive for the assault was.

Detective Inspector Nigel Snoddy said: "I would ask anyone who knows anything about this incident to contact detectives at Musgrave Police Station on the non-emergency number 101.

"Or 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."

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