Appeal launched after elderly man assaulted in Strabane


Police are appealing for witnesses after an elderly man was assaulted in Strabane. 

The incident happened yesterday afternoon at around 4.30pm in the area of the Melvin Sports Complex in the town.

It's understood that three youths approached the man and assaulted him before running off and throwing away his hat.

Police have described it as a terrible incident are urging anyone with information to contact the non emergency number 101.