A MAN was attacked by three others outside a supermarket. 

The victim, in his 30s, was assaulted after he had been accused of shoplifting from the Sulaymaniyah store in Manchester Road. 

The trio were also in the shop and had followed him outside.

The incident happened on December 11 at around 11.45am and police are appealing for witnesses.

Anybody with information should call 101.