Man suffers head injury after Newry pub assault

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Wednesday, January 1st, 2014
Police in Newry are appealing for information following an assault in the smoking area of a bar on Francis Street. Some time between 11.30pm and 11.45pm a 20 year old man was assaulted resulting in a head injury and a chipped tooth. It is believed he was struck on the head from behind. Police are keen to speak to a man who was involved in an altercation with the victim prior to the assault. The man is described as being in his late 20s, approximately 6ft tall with short, dark hair. He spoke with a southern accent and was wearing a navy and cream striped t-shirt. They are also keen to speak to a female who wass sitting at a table at the front of the premises. She is described as being in her early 20s with long, brown, curly hair. She was wearing a red dress. Anyone with information in relation to this incident is asked to contact police in Newry on 0845 600 8000. If you prefer to provide information without giving your details you can contact the independent Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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