Two Lativan men targeted in hate crime in Coalisland

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By Hannah Spratt

Two latvian man have been seriously assaulted outside a bar in Coalisland.

A group of men set upon the pair in the Main Street area of the town  before 9 last night.

The victims in their thirties sustained cuts and bruises as well as possible facial fractures in the attack.

Inspector Neil Beck said: "The victims of this assault are both Latvian nationals and we are treating the incident as a hate crime. I would urge anyone who was in the Main Street area and who saw what happened to get in touch with police. The number to call is 101, please quote reference 1012 16/04/17."

If someone would prefer to provide information without leaving their name they can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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