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Police are investigating after a teenage girl was hit in the face with a brick in Belfast

Police are investigating after a teenage girl was hit in the face with a brick in Belfast

Police are investigating after a teenage girl was hit in the face with a brick in Belfast

A 13-year-old girl has lost several teeth and was knocked unconscious after being hit in the face with a brick in west Belfast.

She was sitting with friends in a playpark in Moyard Park shortly after midnight on Saturday when they were attacked by a group of youths.

The attackers threw stones and bricks at the teenagers. The girl was taken to hospital and needed 14 stitches.

Police said a possible sectarian motive is being investigated.

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