Man bitten after gang attack in Derry

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A man has been bitten in the chest after he was attacked by a a gang in Londonderry.

It happened on Sunday night at around 22:00 BST when the man was walking along Westland Street.

He was attacked by a group of men who punched and kicked him to the ground.

The man required medical treatment for cuts to his head and face and a bite mark to his chest.

One of the attackers was described as being around 6ft tall, in his late teens or early 20s, and of thin build with short dirty fair hair.