Men released over serious assault in Draperstown

Crime scene in Draperstown
Crime scene in Draperstown

Two men arrested following an assault in Draperstown during the early hours of Saturday 7th June have been released.

A 31-year-old man was taken to hospital after a serious assault in the High Street area close to a bookmakers.

The males aged 28 and 23 been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

Police have appealed to anyone who witnessed the assault or anyone with any information to contact them at Magherafelt Police Station on the non-emergency number 101.

Councillor Brian McGuigan said his thoughts were with the victim and his family.

“I have spoken to police, and from what I am told it was a serious attack.

“It is very concerning and my thoughts are with the victim his family and I hope that he makes a full recovery.”