DETECTIVES have arrested a man as part of an investigation into a serious assault at Garvagh Road in Dungiven shortly after midnight this morning, Sunday, November 12.
Police were contacted after a man, aged in his 40’s, was taken to hospital by paramedics with severe head injuries following the incident.
A 45 year old man has been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm and is currently in custody assisting officers with their enquiries.
Detective Sergeant Gary Moore said: “ I believe that there were a number of people in the area at the time of this incident and I would ask anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information which could assist our investigation into this serious assault which has left a man in hospital with very serious head injuries to contact detectives in Coleraine on 101 quoting reference number 49 12/11/17.
“Or information can be passed to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”