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A group of youths who gathered on North Queen Street in Belfast

A group of youths who gathered on North Queen Street in Belfast

The group standing near parked cars

The group standing near parked cars

A group of youths who gathered on North Queen Street in Belfast

A man has been assaulted in north Belfast in what police are treating as a sectarian hate crime.

Chief Inspector Kelly Moore said that shortly after 3pm, it was reported that a group of young people were in the North Queen Street area when one of the males damaged a parked white Seat Leon car. A man in his 30s was assaulted by several people from the group.

Police said he sustained injuries not believed to be serious. It is being treated as sectarian.

A woman in her 30s was also assaulted. Her injuries are not believed to be serious.

Belfast Telegraph