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Lisburn man attacked with hammer after three men break into house

Police are appealing for information. Pic: Niall Carson/PA Wire
Police are appealing for information. Pic: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A man has suffered cuts to his head after being attacked with a claw hammer during an aggravated burglary in Lisburn.

The incident happened at a house in the Woodbrook Avenue area of the town on Sunday.

Detective Sergeant Melanie McGrory said: “We received a report at approximately 11.30pm that three men had gained entry to a flat in the area and assaulted the male occupant with a claw hammer.

“The 32-year-old man suffered lacerations to his head as a result of the incident and was taken to hospital for treatment of his injuries.

“Enquiries are continuing and we are appealing to anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone with any information that can assist with the investigation to contact detectives in Lisburn on 101, quoting reference number 1657 of 05/05/19.”

Information can also be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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