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Police release CCTV image of man after teenager is assaulted on bus

The 16-year-old received a head and mouth injury that required hospital treatment.

POLICE IN NORTHERN Ireland have appealed for information following an assault on a bus in Co Antrim.

A 16-year-old boy was assaulted by a man at about 4.20pm on Monday, 1 February. He received a head and mouth injury that required hospital treatment.

The incident took place on a bus in the Stewartstown Road area of Dunmurry.

The man is described as being about 5’10” tall, with greyish hair and of slim build. He got off the bus in the Lenadoon area.

Constable Colin Jackson of the PSNI said: “I would ask anyone who recognises this man, or anyone who knows anything about this incident, to contact Woodbourne Police Station on the non-emergency number, quoting reference number 892 of 01/02/16.

“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.”

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