Belfast Telegraph

Man treated in hospital for facial injuries after ‘vicious’ attack

The PSNI said the assault happened on Thursday night in Belfast.

The Police Service Of Northern Ireland is appealing for witnesses after a man was attacked in Belfast on Thursday (Liam McBurney/PA)
The Police Service Of Northern Ireland is appealing for witnesses after a man was attacked in Belfast on Thursday (Liam McBurney/PA)

Detectives are appealing for information after a “vicious” assault on a man in Belfast.

The PSNI said the man was attacked by a number of men in the Winecellar Entry area of the city on Thursday night.

Police said: “It was reported that on Thursday night between 10pm and 10.30pm a man, aged in his twenties, was attacked by a number of males. He was assaulted and a knife was produced. It was reported the assailants took a sum of money and a mobile phone from the victim.

“This was a vicious attack on this man who was treated at hospital for facial injuries.

“Our inquiries are ongoing and we are appealing to anyone with information to get in touch.”

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