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Man left severely bloodied after Sandy Row assault

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The man was assaulted in the Sandy Row area of south Belfast. Credit: Google
The man was assaulted in the Sandy Row area of south Belfast. Credit: Google

A man was left severely bloodied after being assaulted in south Belfast.

The victim, who was left with a large cut on his head, was assaulted in the Sandy Row area of the city on Tuesday night.

Police received a report of an assault on the male occupant of a property just before 9.50pm on Tuesday.

The man, in his sixties, was reportedly hit by another man, and subsequently sustained a cut to his head and facial injuries.#

It is understood the victim was hit with an ashtray.

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Man attacked in Sandy Row.

Inspector Pollock said: “I would appeal to anyone with information, or who noticed anything suspicious in the area at that time, to contact us on 101, quoting reference number 2256 of 23/07/19."

Alternatively, information can be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.

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