Local police investigate ‘hate crime’ assault

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Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Local police are appealing for information after a report of an assault at the Newry Street, Warrenpoint area on Sunday 20th April.

At around 10:30pm, it was reported between 4 to 5 men assaulted a man in the Square area.

The male is believed to have received head and facial injuries as a result of the incident, that are not believed to be life threatening.

At this stage, police are treating the incident as a hate crime. Enquiries are continuing.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police in Newry on the new non-emergency number 101 quoting reference 1341200414

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