Northern Ireland

Belfast attack: Man is taken to hospital with head injuries

A man in his 40s has been taken to hospital with injuries to his head and face after being assaulted in Belfast city centre.

Police said they received a report of the attack in the Pattersons Place area, at about 01:45 GMT on Sunday.

They said the man was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries which are not thought to be life-threatening.

Police said they believe there may have been two attackers.