Halloween attack by Incredible Hulk

A MAN was seriously assaulted and his girlfriend punched in an attack by three men - one dressed as the Incredible Hulk.

The man suffered a large cut to his forehead needing seven stitches as well as chipped teeth and a swollen nose and left ear.

His girlfriend was injured after the attackers punched her four or five times on the back of her head.

Another attacker was dressed in a tight purple suit with white shorts and the third in a black and white tuxedo outfit.

The attacked happened in Cookstown’s Union Street on October 30 at around 1.45am.

According to Cookstown Police, the attackers were unknown to the victims, but were distinctive as they were in fancy dress.

The first was aged about 16 or 17, with longish brown hair with streaks. He was of a medium build, around 5’4” wearing a ‘Hulk’ outfit which was described as ‘completely green, skin tight outfit with purple shorts’.

The second was about the same age and height and of a slim build. He had a roundish face, short black hair wearing and was wearing a skin tight tuxedo outfit black and white in colour,

The third was also about the same age and, 5’ 7” tall.

He was of a thin build and had black bushy eyebrows, short thick black hair and was wearing a tight purple suit with white shorts.

Anyone who has any information about the incident is asked to contact police on 0845 600 8000. Or, 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.