Police in Derry/Londonderry investigating an assault on a man in the Waterside at the weekend are appealing for witnesses and information. 

The assault is reported to have occurred at the back of a shop on Spencer Road at around 4.30pm on Saturday, 12 August, where the victim was punched and kicked in his face. The victim was left with facial injuries requiring hospital treatment. 

Chief Inspector Watt said: "This was a nasty assault, and enquiries to establish what happened are ongoing. We know this area was busy on Saturday, and our appeal is to anyone who witnessed what happened, captured footage, or has information that could assist us, to get in touch with us."

The number to call with information is 101 quoting reference 1295 of 12/08/23.  You can also make a report to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.