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Pair arrested over hammer assault in west Belfast released

Two men arrested for a hammer assault in west Belfast have been released.

The incident happened in the early hours of Saturday morning in the Springmeadow area.

The 30-year-old victim answered a knock at his front door at around 4am in the morning and was confronted by two men and a woman.

He was assaulted by the men before his attackers took off.

Two men, aged 39 and 30, were detained in relation to the incident before being released on Sunday morning.

Inspector James Murphy said: "Anyone with information that could assist the police investigation is asked to contact police on 101, quoting reference number 275 26/05/18."

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