Detectives are appealing for information following the report of an assault in Kilkeel on Sunday 24th October.
A police spokesperson said that it was reported that a man aged in his 60’s was attacked by a male at the junction of Mourne Esplanade and Manse Road at around 10.45pm on Sunday night.
The man was punched and kicked a number of times knocking him unconscious. 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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