Young man the victim of a serious assault in Strabane

Police in Strabane are appealing for information following a serious assault that occurred during the early hours of Sunday morning, 19th August.

At around 1.30am, a19 yr-old male was walking home with his girlfriend and as he crossed the bridge at Bridge Street, when he was attacked by a group of three or four unknown males.

He was assaulted and struck by a glass bottle across the head and hand. He was treated in hospital and received ten stitches to his hand.

The assailants are described as being in their early twenties.