Muir appeals for information following assault

Alliance North Down Councillor Andrew Muir has appealed for information following an assault in Holywood.

Two men are in hospital with serious head injuries after they were attacked outside a bar in Hibernia Street in the town around 11pm yesterday (Friday). A 54-year-old man has been arrested and is currently being questioned by the police.

“I utterly condemn this vicious assault, which has shocked the local community,” said Councillor Muir.

“My thoughts are with the two men who have been hospitalised following the attack and I hope they make a full and speedy recovery.

“I urge anyone with information on this incident to contact police with it immediately.”

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