PSNI: Man in his sixties kicked unconscious and taken to hospital with serious face and head injuries

Detectives are appealing for information after a man in his sixties was punched and kicked unconcious in Kilkeel.

Monday, 25th October 2021, 12:11 pm
Updated Monday, 25th October 2021, 4:10 pm

The PSNI has reported that a man, aged in his sixities was attacked by a male at the junction of Mourne Esplanade and Manse Road at around 10.45pm last night, Sunday.

“The man was punched and kicked a number of times knocking him unconscious,” the PSNI said. “He received first aid at the scene and was later taken to hospital with serious facial and head injuries and is continuing to receive treatment at this time.

“Enquiries are ongoing to determine the circumstances surrounding the incident and detectives would ask anyone who witnessed the assault to contact them at Ardmore Station in Newry on 101 quoting reference number 1970 24/10/21.”

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Police say they responded to the sudden death of a man in Maghera on Sunday.

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