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Newtownabbey: Man hurt in attack by gang

By Chris McCullough

Published 24/11/2015

A man is recovering in hospital after four masked men burst into his home in Newtownabbey and attacked him
A man is recovering in hospital after four masked men burst into his home in Newtownabbey and attacked him

A man is recovering in hospital after four masked men burst into his home in Newtownabbey and attacked him.

The incident happened at West Crescent, just off Rathmore Drive, shortly after 9pm on Sunday.

Detectives are appealing for any information to help with their enquires.

All four of the men wore masks and two of them were armed, one with a hammer and one with a knife.

The assailants damaged a number of household items during their rampage.

They also damaged a car that had been parked at the front of the house.

The man was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries, which are not believed to be life-threatening.

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