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Tuesday, August 9, 2022

‘Brutal’ baseball bat attack leaves Limavady male with fractured skull

On Sunday evening a 21 year old from the Limavady area was left in hospital following what the police have describes as a ‘brutal attack’, believed to involve a baseball bat.

The young male was assaulted in the Gorteen Crescent area of Limavady yesterday, sustaining a fractured skull.

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A police spokesperson said: “At approximately 6pm the victim was approached by two males, one of whom struck him on the head with a baseball bat. The two suspects subsequently made off on foot. The victim remains in hospital with serious injuries. 

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“This was an appalling and brutal attack on a young man. Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the assault, or who has information no matter how insignificant it may seem, to contact us on 101 quoting reference number 1737 of 31/5/20. 

“A report can be made using the online reporting form www.psni.police.uk/makeareport or Iiformation can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.”

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