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Three arrested after New Year's night assault in Castlederg

Three men have been arrested following an altercation in a Co Tyrone village in which two men were injured.

The incident happened in the early hours of Monday morning at a licenced premises on John Street in Castlederg.

It was reported shortly after 1am an altercation took place in which two men, one aged in his 20s and the other in his 30s, sustained a number of injuries as a result.

Three men, aged 26, 28, and 31 were arrested a short time after this on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent.

Two of the men remain in custody at this time, with the 28-year-old released on police bail pending further enquiries.

Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone with information which could assist with the investigation, to contact officers in Strabane on 101 quoting reference number 160 of 01/01/18.

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

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