Polish men assaulted in Lagan attack

Published Saturday, 21 June 2014
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Two Polish men were left needing medical treatment following an early morning assault on the Lagan towpath, in Lisburn.

Polish men assaulted in Lagan attack
Police have appealed for information. (© UTV)

The men, aged 36 and 32, were attacked by a number of men, on the path between Bridge Street and Hill Street after 2am on Saturday.

While they required medical treatment, police said their injuries were not life-threatening.

Police said a racist motive was one line of enquiry.

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3 Comments
Mike in belfast wrote (61 days ago):
When are the PSNI going to get a grip on these racist scum and put them away for good?
Jill in Belfast wrote (61 days ago):
Our racist little province, i wonder if they will ever grow up?
Kieran McPartlan in Sydney wrote (61 days ago):
Racism in Ireland is a disease that is spreading too quickly. A minority community of immigrants in Irish society are victims of hatred and discrimination. I live in a multicultural suberb in Sydney where all religious and cultural backgrounds respect and support each other. As a recent immigrant from Northern Ireland i am grateful for the warm welcome extended to my family to encourage us to blend into the local community here. I am so disappointed that the same acceptance is not extended to all immigrants back home. Everyone deserves to enjoy freedom and respect in their local community.
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