15-strong gang carry out racist attack
Published Wednesday, 23 April 2014
A man has lost two teeth after he and two others were targeted in a racist attack in east Belfast.
The attack happened near Lawnmount Street on Monday. (© UTV)
Two men in their early 20s and a 19-year-old woman, all from Eastern Europe, were assaulted by a gang of around 15 people at waste ground near Lawnmount Street on Monday between 9pm and 9.30pm.
The gang - which included one woman - assaulted the victims with golf clubs leaving them with bruising and cuts, while one man lost two teeth.
Police are treating it as a race hate crime and are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the attack to contact them on the new non-emergency number 101.
© UTV News