Police are appealing for information following a report of an assault in the Woodbrook Avenue area of Lisburn on Monday 25th March.

It was reported that sometime between 11.30pm and midnight that a man aged in his 40s was approached by another man and assaulted. It was reported that the suspect had a weapon, which the victim grabbed, resulting in a gash to his hand.

The man was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries.

Enquiries are ongoing and we are appealing to anyone who may have been in the area or noticed any suspicious activity or who may have captured dashcam or mobile footage to contact us on 101 quoting reference number 115 of 26/03/24.

Alternatively, you can submit a report online using the non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/. You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://crimestoppers-uk.org.