POLICE in Newcastle are appealing for information following an assault in the Mill Hill area of Castlewellan in the early hours of Sunday, 25th September.
It was reported that sometime between 2am and 3am a 20-year old male was assaulted by unknown persons when he was standing on the street. He was grabbed from behind before being punched and kicked to the head. He sustained a suspected broken jaw in the attack, which required medical treatment.
Police are appealing to anyone who witnessed the assault or has information in relation to it to contact them at Newcastle on 0845 600 8000.
If you prefer to provide information without giving your details you can contact the independent Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.