A 28-year-old man has been left critically ill in hospital after being attacked in Londonderry.
The incident happened in the Cornshell Fields area of the city in the early hours of Monday.
Police said they received a report shortly after 2am that the victim had been attacked in a house in the area.
Detectives are appealing for witnesses following a serious assault in Cornshell Fields in Derry/Londonderry during early hours of this morning. pic.twitter.com/Y40PWSBGma— Police Service NI (@PoliceServiceNI) December 2, 2019
“He was taken to hospital for treatment for potentially life-threatening injuries where his condition is described as critical,” a PSNI spokesman said.
“Three other men and two women, who were also in the house at the time, were not injured.
“Four males, who are believed to have been involved in the incident, are reported to have made off in a grey-coloured Volkswagen Golf.”
Detective Sergeant Richard Donnell has issued an appeal for anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone who may have seen a grey-coloured Volkswagen Golf in the area at the time to contact detectives in Strand Road on 101, quoting reference 107 02/12/19.