Man assaulted in sectarian-related hate crime in Co Londonderry

It happened on Sunday evening before 11pm.

A man in his 30s has been assaulted in a sectarian-related hate crime in Co Londonderry.

It happened shortly before 11pm on Sunday evening.

A number of men attacked the man, and shouted sectarian abuse at him, on the Baranailt Road before leaving the area in a Silver Leon car.

The man suffered minor injuries.

Police have appealed to anyone with information to come forward.

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