Witnesses sought to assault on teenager

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Police are investigating an assault on a teenager who was bundled into a car in west Belfast before being beaten about the head and body.

They are interested to hear from anyone who saw a black car in Cullingtree Road area of the city at around 2am last Sunday morning (May 14).

Detective Sergeant Sloan said: “We believe that around this time, a young man was and bundled into the back of a black-coloured car before being beaten around the head and body.

“Anyone who can help us with our investigation should contact us on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference number 266 of 15/5/17.

“Alternatively, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.”