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Man found in street with head injuries seriously ill

By Staff Reporter

A man was in a serious condition in hospital last night after being found with head injuries on a street in Ballymena.

He was discovered in the Leighinmohr Avenue area of the town in the early morning.

The man was taken to hospital and had surgery for his injuries.

A police spokesman appealed for information.

Detective Sergeant Peter Crothers said: "At approximately 6am, it was reported to police that a man, aged in his 30s, was found in a grass area close to a licensed commercial premises and had serious head injuries.

"The man was taken to hospital, where he remains seriously ill.

"Police would like to hear from anyone socialising in the man's company earlier that evening at a function in the Leighinmohr Avenue area.

"In particular, police would like to hear from anyone who was with the man between the hours of 1am and 2.30am.

"Anyone with information should contact detectives in Ballymena 101, or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."

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