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Larne attack: Man hospitalised after being beaten by gang

Published 16/04/2016

Man beaten by maked gang in the Hampton Crescent area of Larne
Man beaten by maked gang in the Hampton Crescent area of Larne

A 25-year-old man is being treated in hospital after he was assaulted by a gang of five masked men armed with baseball bats and bars in Larne, County Antrim.

The man sustained fractures to his arm and leg after he was set upon at a house in the Hampton Crescent area at around 12.35am on Saturday morning.

The victim is currently recovering in hospital.

PSNI Chief Inspector Stephen McCauley has appealed for anyone with information to contact detectives in Reactive and Organised Crime on the non-emergency number 101.

If someone would prefer to provide information about this crime without giving their name, they can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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