Page last updated at 15:31 GMT, Tuesday, 29 December 2009

Man's ear bitten off in Belfast street attack


A man has had part of his ear bitten off after he was attacked by a gang in north Belfast.

It happened at about 0400 GMT on Sunday 27 December as he was walking along Jamaica Road.

He was approached by up to six men whom he didn't know. They hit him and knocked him to the ground.

He was beaten and had part of his left ear bitten off. The man was taken to hospital where he was treated for his injuries.

Police have appealed for information.

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