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Two men held after man savagely beaten with a baseball bat in Larne

By Rebecca Black

Two men have been arrested after a third man was savagely beaten with a baseball bat in Larne.

The victim, who is in his 20s, suffered serious head injuries after the daylight attack in the Shanlea Drive area at around 12.40pm yesterday.

He was taken to hospital for treatment, however his injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

Police arrested two men in the area around an hour after the attack.

The men have since been released on police bail.

PSNI chief inspector Stephen McCauley said: "Our officers were called to the area following an attack on a man at around 12.40pm.

"The man is reported to have been beaten with baseball bats and sustained serious head injuries as a result.

"Police officers arrested two men in the Larne area around one hour after the attack was reported."

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