Northern Ireland

Man in hospital after assault in Kilkeel

Police officer
Image caption The assault happened in Kilkeel, County Down

A 41-year-old man has been taken to hospital in a serious condition after he was assaulted in Kilkeel, County Down.

Police said the man suffered a head injury following an altercation in the Square area at about 0200 GMT on Sunday.

The 41-year-old is believed to be in a serious but stable condition.

A 19-year-old man was arrested but has since been released on bail pending further enquiries.