Appeal after penisoner found unconscious in alleyway

POLICE are appealing for information after a pensioner was found unconscious in a Draperstown alleyway on Christmas Eve.

The man, who is in his 70’s, was found in the St Patrick’s Street aear close to a bar on December 24th, 2011.

He was treated in hospital for a fractured cheekbone but says he has “no recollection” of what caused the injury.

Police are seeking the assistance of anyone who was in the area on the evening to come forward.

Anyone with information about how the man came to be injured his asked to contact police 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.