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Man beaten with hammer in Ahoghill burglary

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

A man was beaten with a hammer, needing hospital treatment, in a burglary in Ahoghill on Thursday.

Three masked men forced their way into the Brook Street home at around 11pm and attacked the man.

The gang made off in a dark-coloured car driven by a fourth person.

The victim aged in his 30s received injuries to his head and body.

Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone who has any information that can assist with the investigation to contact detectives at Ballymena on 101, quoting reference 1540 02/05/19.  Alternatively, information can also be provided anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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