Northern Ireland

West Belfast assault leaves 14-year-old with broken jaw

A 14-year-old boy has had his jaw broken in an attack in west Belfast.

The assault happened in the Lenadoon Avenue area of the city at about 2200 BST on Saturday 30 April.

The boy was attacked in the street by two men described as being in their late teens.

He suffered other facial injuries in addition to the broken jaw.

The first attacker is described as being about 5 ft 10, of slim build, with shaven hair and was wearing a grey/black horizontal hooded top. The second was about 5 ft 7, of medium build and was wearing a blue tracksuit.

Police want to speak to anyone with information about the attack especially a woman who helped the boy after the assault.