Public appeal after elderly woman is seriously assaulted

Police in Foyle are appealing for witnesses following an assault on a pensioner and her son in the Greenwalk area of Creggan last Saturday night, March 17th.

Shortly before 9pm, the woman and her son were both hit with a glass bottle as they walked along the street. The mother and son were both treated in hospital for injuries.

It is understood a large group of youths were standing nearby and police are keen to speak to these youths.
Police believe people in the area know who was responsible for the attack and are appealing to local people to help identify the culprit.

Anyone who witnessed the attack or has any information is asked to contact local police