Man injured outside hotel

A MAN was seriously injured during an attack outside the Royal Hotel in Cookstown.

The 46-year-old was outside the front of the hotel when he was pushed from behind, then kicked and punched when he fell.

He suffered a broken leg, cracked elbow and cuts and bruises.

He claims the incident happened on November 12 but he did not report it at the time because of his injuries.

Police have appealed for witnesses. Anyone with information should contact police at Cookstown on 08456008000 or they can use the confidential Crimestoppers number - 0800555111.