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Man in 'critical condition' after serious assault outside city-centre McDonald's

Crime WorldBy Sunday World
McDonald's in Donegall Place, Belfast (Image via Google Maps)
McDonald's in Donegall Place, Belfast (Image via Google Maps)

A man has been left seriously ill after an assault in central Belfast, police have said.

Police said they received reports at around 12.35am of a row between two men in a fast food outlet on Donegall Place, which spilled on to the street outside.

One man, aged in his 30s, was taken to hospital with a head injury where his condition is described as serious.

The second man involved in the incident was described by police as being aged in his early 20s, of slim to medium build, with cropped dark hair shaved on both sides.

Detective Sergeant Natalie McNally appealed for anyone who was in the area of Donegall Place or High Street and who witnessed the incident or anyone with any information to contact officers in Musgrave station.