Serious assault appeal

POLICE in Magherafelt are appealing for information following a serious assault on Garden Street during the early hours of this morning

At around 1am, a 22-year-old man was assaulted by a number of men. The victim is being treated in hospital for serious injuries.

Police have arrested three men who are in police custody.

Police say the area was busy with people at the time and are asking anyone who may have witnessed the assault to contact them at Magherafelt station on 0845 600 8000 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.