Assault in Tullyally being treated as sectarian hate crime

Fri, 14/08/2020 - 15:21 -- Editor

Detectives are appealing for information following a report of an assault in the Tullyally Road area of Derry on Sunday 9th August.

Detective Inspector Burns said: “Sometime between midnight and 1am, it was reported that a man in his 30s was walking on the Ardmore Road area when he was assaulted by a group of men. The male was believed to have been kicked in the face, chest and body as he lay on the ground. He was taken to hospital for his injuries following the incident.

“Enquiries are continuing and at this stage, police are treating the incident as a sectarian motivated hate crime.

“We would appeal to anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident who witnessed the assault, or who may have dash-cam footage available to contact detectives on 101 quoting reference number 1380 09/08/20. An online report can be submitted using the non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/ . Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.

Detectives are appealing for information following a report of an assault in the Tullyally Road area of Derry/Londonderry on Sunday 9th August.

Detective Inspector Burns said: “Sometime between midnight and 1am, it was reported that a man in his 30s was walking on the Ardmore Road area when he was assaulted by a group of men. The male was believed to have been kicked in the face, chest and body as he lay on the ground. He was taken to hospital for his injuries following the incident.

“Enquiries are continuing and at this stage, police are treating the incident as a sectarian motivated hate crime.

“We would appeal to anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident who witnessed the assault, or who may have dash-cam footage available to contact detectives on 101 quoting reference number 1380 09/08/20. An online report can be submitted using the non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/ . Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.