Northern Ireland

Man injured during assault in east Belfast

The assault happened on the Newtownards Road in the early hours of Sunday morning
Image caption The assault happened on the Newtownards Road in the early hours of Sunday morning

A 23-year-old man has been taken to hospital after suffering suspected head injuries during an assault in east Belfast.

It happened on the Newtownards Road shortly before 01:20 BST on Sunday.

His condition is described as stable.

A 22-year-old man has been arrested. Police have appealed for witnesses to contact them.