Police in Derry investigating serious assault in early hours of Sunday

Detectives are appealing for witnesses following a serious assault in the Fahan Street area of Derry during the early hours of yesterday morning.

It was reported that sometime around 2.15am a 34 year old man was walking along Fahan Street from the direction of Waterloo Street when he was attacked from behind by an unknown number of people.

The man was taken to hospital for treatment for a suspected broken jaw as a result of the incident.

Detective Constable Galbraith is appealing for anyone who was in the area around the time of the incident and who witnessed the assault to contact detectives in Strand Road on 101.