12 year-old boy has nose broken in Strabane attack

Police in Strabane are appealing for information following an assault on a 12 yr-old boy on Saturday evening, 20th October.

At around 6.40pm as the boy was walking along Owenreagh Drive he was followed by two male youths.

They shouted at him and then one of the youths punched the victim in the face, breaking his nose. One of the attackers was wearing a hooded top and spoke with a Southern accent.

Police say there was a group of youths standing nearby and they are asking anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information to contact them