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Man punched in head in Belfast assault

Police are appealing for information

A MAN in his forties sustained head and facial injuries after he was assaulted in west Belfast.

The attack took place in the Donegall Road area at around 6pm on Friday.

Sergeant Guy Larkin said the victim was punched on the back of the head and fell to the ground. He was treated in hospital for his injuries.

Anyone with information should get in touch on 101, quoting reference number 879 13/07/19, or phone Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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