Police in Derry/Londonderry are appealing for witnesses and information about an assault in the Waterside area of the city yesterday morning, Sunday 2 June.  

At approximately 2.20am, it was reported a man had been assaulted and a knife had been used in the incident, which occurred in the vicinity of Roulston Avenue/Heron Way. Police responded and attended the scene where a man, aged in his 20s, was being treated for a wound to his arm by NIAS before being taken to hospital for treatment. Enquiries at the scene established a second man, aged in his 40s, had also sustained an injury.

Police arrested a 52-year-old man on suspicion of offences, including possessing article with blade or point in a public place, and criminal damage. He has since been released on bail to allow for further police enquiries. 

As the investigation continues, anyone with information, or who may have captured footage of what occurred, is urged to call 101, quoting reference 221 of 02/06/24. A report can also be made anonymously to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org