Police have denied a rumour that the victim of an assault has died.

An assault took place on Saturday. Click here to read our report about it.

The police say that they are 'aware of speculation that following an incident in the early hours of Saturday morning the aggrieved party has now died'.

A police spokesman said: 'I wish to stress that this is not the case, the injured party is in a stable condition and is being treated by medically trained staff.

'I would urge the public not to speculate at this time, out of respect for family and friends.'