TWO CHARGED OVER VICIOUS ASSAULT ON TEEN BOY IN DERRY
TWO suspects have been charges over a vicious weekend assault in Derry which left a teenage boy in hospital.
A 16-year-old boy remains in a stable condition in intensive care at Altnagelvin Hospital after he suffered head and face injuries during an assault in Violet Street.
Police were called to the scene around 7 pm on Saturday.
A 22-year-old man suffered a broken nose.
A 17-year-old boy and a 23-year-old man have been charged with occasioning actual bodily harm.
They are due to appear at Derry Magistrates’ Court this morning, Monday, December 18.
Investigating officer Detectives Sergeant Brian Reid said: “We are appealing to anyone who has information about this incident to contact detectives at Strand Road on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 1425 of 16/12/17.
“Alternatively, information 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.”