Northern Ireland

Man assaulted in bar at Odyssey complex

A 21-year-old man has been assaulted at licensed premises in the Odyssey complex in Belfast.

The man received head injuries in the attack which happened at about 01:30 GMT on Wednesday.

Police said he was taken to hospital but his injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

On Wednesday, Social Development Minister Nelson McCausland said crime in the area close to the Odyssey had increased by 50% in 2011.

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