Northern Ireland

Man assaulted by gang of men in Roden Street, west Belfast

A man has been taken to hospital following what police described as a serious assault in west Belfast.

Police were called to Roden Street about 01:40 BST on Sunday following reports that a man had been assaulted by a number of men.

They found the man lying unconscious on the street with injuries to his head, back, arm and hand.

His injuries are described as serious, but are not believed to life-threatening.

Police have appealed for anyone who witnessed the assault or anyone with information to contact them.