Police Appeal After Downpatrick Assault

POLICE are appealing for information following the report of an assault in licensed premises in the Market Street area of Downpatrick during the early hours of Friday 27 December.dn_screen It was reported that an 18-year old female was in the smoking area of the premises when she was assaulted by another female. She sustained swelling to side of her head, cuts and bruises as a result of the incident. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact police in Downpatrick on 0845 600 8000. 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.