Detectives are appealing for information after the attack which is reported to have happened on Saturday evening (January 2nd).
It was reported that a man and woman walking the area were punched and kicked by a group of youths in the Paradise Avenue area at around 9:50 pm on Saturday.
The victims were taken to hospital following the assault for treatment of injuries to their face and head.
A 15-year-old male was arrested and released on bail pending further enquiries.
Enquiries are ongoing to identify those involved in this incident, which police are treating as a potential hate crime.
Detectives would ask anyone with information about this incident, or who may be able to help with the investigation to call police on the non-emergency number 101 quoting reference number 1749 – 02/01/21, or to submit a report online using the non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/.
You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://crimestoppers-uk.org/.
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