Police Appeal Following Serious Assault in Newtownabbey

  • 16 August 2017

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Detectives in Newtownabbey are appealing for information after a serious assault in the Longwood Road area last night, Tuesday 15 August.

Detective Inspector Chris Millar said: “At approximately 10:45pm, police on mobile patrol came across a 59-year-old man with serious injuries in a carpark outside commercial premises in the Longwood Road area. He was taken to hospital where his condition is described as serious but stable.

“We are working to ascertain what happened to this man and would appeal to anyone who noticed any suspicious activity in the area or who has any other information to contact detectives on 101, quoting reference number 1360 15/08/17. Alternatively, information can be passed to the Crimestoppers charity anonymously by telephoning 0800 555 111.”

We are keen to hear from witnesses of this incident

The Police Service of Northern Ireland is appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone with any information that will assist the investigation to contact us on the non-emergency number 101. Information can also be passed anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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