Northern Ireland

Pair arrested over Botanic Avenue assault

police officer

Two men have been arrested following an assault in south Belfast early on Sunday morning.

A man in his 20s was attacked by two other men in Botanic Avenue just after 0500 BST.

The attackers ran away when police arrived at the scene. Two men aged 17 and 21 were arrested a short time later.

The victim was treated in hospital for injuries to his face, eyes and legs.

Police have appealed for witnesses to contact them.