18-year-old arrested after man sustains ‘serious head injury’ in Glengormley

An 18-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an assault in Glengormley on Saturday night (May 29) when another 18-year-old sustained a serious head injury.

Monday, 31st May 2021, 11:47 am

Police said this morning (Monday) that detectives investigating the assault have arrested an 18-year-old man on suspicion of GBH with intent.

They confirmed he is currently in police custody at this time.

Police had appealed for witnesses to the assault, which happened in Farmley Road shortly before 8pm.

Farmley Road, Glengormley. Picture: Google

It was reported that an 18-year-old male was walking in area close to commercial premises with two females when he was assaulted by an unknown male.

The victim was punched and kicked in the face by the other man, who was with a female at the time of the incident.

The assailant then made off towards Tramways following the assault.

The victim was taken to hospital and is being treated for a serious head injury.

Anyone who has any information in relation to the incident is asked to contact detectives on 101 quoting reference number 1858 29/05/21.

A report can also be made online using the non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/ or information can be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at http://crimestoppers-uk.org/