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Man attacked with machete at Ballyclare sports club

Published 21/06/2015

The victim was struck a number of times with the machete at a sports club in The Square.
The victim was struck a number of times with the machete at a sports club in The Square.

A man was attacked with a machete during a serious assault at a sports club in Ballyclare, Co Antrim on Saturday.

At around 11pm a man arrived at the the club in The Square in the town and struck a male member of staff a number of times with a machete.

The suspect made off from the scene in a blue Volkswagen Passat.

The victim was taken to hospital for treatment to injuries which are not believed to be life threatening.

A 27-year-old man has been arrested and is assisting police with the enquiries.

Police ask anyone who was in The Square in Ballyclare at around the time of this incident and has any information which could assist with their enquiries to contact detectives in Antrim on 101.

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