Teenager assaulted in Lagmore

Police in Lisburn are appealing for information following the report of an assault in the Lagmore Avenue/White Rise area of Belfast on Monday December 16.

At approximately 8.30pm, three unknown males, described as being in their late teens and wearing tracksuits, assaulted a 16 year old male before making off on foot towards the White Rise area.

The 16 year old youth sustained injuries to his face which are not thought to be life threatening at this time.

Police would ask anyone who witnessed this incident or who has any information to contact Police at Lisburn 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.