Shocking images show injuries of man after serious Newry assault

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Friday, October 25th, 2019
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Detectives are investigating a serious assault on a man in Newry at around 2 am.

It happened on Saturday morning, 19 October.

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The 34-year-old was walking on Canal Street when a silver five-door Volkswagen Golf pulled up alongside him at the Merchants Quay junction.



Two men got out of the vehicle, one of whom then slashed the victim across the face causing him to fall to the ground.

The assailants then kicked him while he lay on the ground causing him to lose consciousness.



The victim sustained a seven-inch gash to his face.

He also sustained a smaller slash wound to his upper arm as well as cuts and bruises.



Detectives believe the area would have been busy with people at the time.

 They are appealing for anyone who witnessed this unprovoked attack to please make contact by calling 101.

If you are making contact please quote reference 573 19/10/19.



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