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Man treated for head injuries following assault in Newtownards

Police have appealed for information after a man suffered head injuries when he was assaulted in Newtownards
Marie Louise McConville

A man has been treated for head injuries after he was assaulted in Newtownards.

It was reported to police at around 11.45pm yesterday that the man had been assaulted by a group of up to six men, who were dressed in dark clothing and armed with weapons, near flats in the Queen Street area of the Co Down town.

A PSNI spokesman said: "The man was taken to hospital by ambulance following the assault and is receiving treatment for multiple injuries, including head injuries".

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101.

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