Belfast Telegraph

Man beaten by gang in Derry alleyway has eye socket fractured

A man beaten in a Londonderry alleyway by a gang of men has been left with a fractured eye socket.

It happened in the Cooke Street/ Corporation Street area of the city on Friday night.

It was reported that shortly after 10pm a 28-year-old man was attacked by three unknown men.

He was struck with what is believed to be a metal bar and sustained a fractured eye socket and bruising to his body as a result.

The men are described as wearing dark clothing and having their faces covered with scarves.

Detective Constable Richard Donnell is appealing for anyone who was in the vicinity of Corporation Street or Cooke Street last night and who witnessed the incident to contact Detectives in Strand Road on 101 quoting reference 1483 07/09/18.

Alternatively the public can contact independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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