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Newtownards assault: Man in serious condition in hospital


A man is in a serious condition in hospital after an assault in Co Down.

The victim, aged in his 20s, was attacked in the Movilla Road area of Newtownards in the early hours of Sunday, June 5.

Police said it is believed nine people arrived in two vehicles just before the attack.

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Detective Sergeant Cargin said: “It was reported just before 1.25am that a male had been seriously assaulted in the Movilla Road area.

“He was inside a property in the area at the time when up to nine people are believed to have arrived in two vehicles.

“The victim, who is aged in his twenties, exited the property, where he was assaulted, sustaining serious injuries. He was taken to hospital for treatment.

“Our enquiries into this incident are ongoing and we would appeal to anyone who was in the area at the time and has any information, including dashcam or other footage, to contact police on 101 quoting reference 176 of 5/6/22.”

Alternatively, you can submit a report online using our non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/.

You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://crimestoppers-uk.org/

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