POLICE APPEAL: Portstewart assault

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Police are appealing for information about a suspected serious assault in the Promenade area of Portstewart at around 1am last Friday, August 9.

A man reported that as he was driving in the area, another man forced him to stop his car before attacking him.

The man suffered facial injuries during the incident, including a fractured eye socket.

His injuries, however, are not thought to be life threatening.

Police would like to speak to the man thought to be involved, described as between 18-24 years old, 5’10” to 6” tall, with dark hair, tattoos to his arms and wearing a dark blue shirt and jeans.

The suspect is thought to have spoken to two young females in a new style white Ford Fiesta before the incident, and police would like these females to make contact with them.

If you can assist police with their enquiries please contact Coleraine police on 0845 600 8000 or alternatively, information can be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.