Isle Of Man / Ellan Vannin

Police appeal for information after Douglas assault

Douglas promenade Image copyright David Kneale
Image caption The assault took place on the seaward walkway between the bottom of King Edward Road and the Palace Hotel in Douglas

Isle of Man police have launched an appeal for information after a 19-year-old man received "serious injuries" in an assault in Douglas.

The attack, which is believed to have involved several men, happened near the Palace Hotel on Douglas promenade at about 01:00 BST on Sunday.

A police spokesman said the 19-year-old had gone to the aid of a friend and suffered facial injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police headquarters in Douglas.

Police said the teenager was taken to Noble's Hospital for treatment to injuries including "multiple fractures".

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