Belfast Telegraph

Arrest after man hospitalised with head injuries in Ballycastle

A 32-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of Grievous Bodily Harm following an incident in Ballycastle during the early hours of Sunday morning.

At around 2.30am a 28-year-old man was assaulted on Castle Street. He sustained serious injuries to his head and was subsequently taken to hospital where he remains.

The man arrested remains in custody and is assisting police with their enquiries.

Speaking about the incident, Detective Inspector Michael Winters said: "We know there was a large number of people in the Castle Street area of Ballycastle last night, at around the same time as the incident occurred.

"We are keen to speak with anyone who witnessed the assault or anyone who has information they believe could assist with the police investigation to call the non-emergency number, 101, quoting reference 268 29/10/17, or ring Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."

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