Northern Ireland

Omagh: Man charged after ear bite assault

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A man has been charged following an assault in County Tyrone in which a man had part of his ear bitten off.

The 33-year-old has been charged with grievous bodily harm with intent in connection with an attack on a 48-year-old man in Omagh.

He is due to appear in court in the town on Monday, 22 April.

Police said they received reports of the serious assault in the smoking area of premises on Bridge Street at about 20:00 BST on Saturday.

Det Insp Trevor Stevenson has appealed for anyone who witnessed the altercation to contact detectives.