Derry PSNI appeal for information following assaults in city and Claudy

Police in Derry are appealing for information following an assault in the city in the early hours of Christmas morning.

The PSNI say that shortly after 12.30 on Sunday morning,  a window of a house in Lapwing Way  was smashed, and a 31 year old man assaulted in the street by 2 unknown men.

The man sustained a suspected broken nose and cuts to his head in the incident. He was treated in hospital for the injuries. His attackers are described as being 19-20 years old, approximately 5'9" tall. One was wearing a black top and blue jeans and the other a white top and blue jeans.

Detectives at Strand Road are investigating, and are appealing for information.

Meanwhile, two people have been arrested following an altercation in the "Cow Market" area of Claudy in the early hours of yesterday.

Three men aged 23, 24 and 40 were injured during the assault, two were hospitalised with injuries, which are not believed to be life threatening. Two men in their 20s were arrested and subsequently released on Police bail pending further enquiries.