Northern Ireland

Teenage girl is hit with hammer in Poleglass

A 13-year-old girl has been hit on the head by a hammer thrown at her on the outskirts of west Belfast.

She was walking in the area of Ardcaoin Green in Poleglass estate at about 17:30 GMT on Wednesday when the incident happened.

The girl was hit on the side of the head, causing a half-inch gash.

It is understood two youths wearing dark coloured hooded tops were in the area at the time and police are seeking to identify them.