Police are appealing for information following the report of an assault in west Belfast yesterday afternoon, Wednesday 8 March.

Just before 4pm, police received a report that two men had arrived in hospital following an assault in Conway Street.

The victims reported that at approximately 3.30pm they were in a parked vehicle in the area when they were approached by approximately 5/6 masked men.

The men who are believed to have been armed with hammers, subsequently attacked the pair.

The two men made their way to hospital where they received treatment for their injuries.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or who may have any CCTV or dash-cam footage that could assist with enquiries, is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference 1327 of 08/03/23.

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.