Detectives in Newtownabbey are appealing for information following the report of an assault in the St Brides Street area of Carrickfergus on Tuesday January 21.
It is reported that at approximately 5.30pm, a 34-year-old man was approached and attacked by an unknown male with a baseball bat at the rear of commercial premises.
The man sustained leg and head injuries and was taken by ambulance to hospital; his injuries are not thought to be life threatening at this time.
Police would ask anyone who witnessed this incident or who has any information to contact detectives at Newtownabbey on 0845 600 8000.
Or, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details, they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.