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Larne man injured in paramilitary assault and arson attack

A man is recovering in hospital following a paramilitary style assault and arson attack in Larne.

The attack took place in the Argyll View area of  town at 12.40am on Saturday, 22 July.

Responding to a report of a car on fire, police discovered one vehicle was on fire and two other cars with damaged windows. One vehicle was completely gutted.

A male occupant in a house had sustained serious injuries as a result of an attack by a group of males. He has been taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries.

A number of homes were evacuated during the incident.

Detective Sergeant Peter Crothers would appeal to anyone who may have witnessed these incidents or have information which could assist with police enquiries to contact Detectives at Larne Criminal Investigation Branch on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 51 22/07/17.

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