Man (19) sustains serious injuries in hammer and baseball bat attack

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A man has been hospitalised after an aggravated burglary at a house in Whinfield Walk in Carrickfergus last night.

Detective Sergeant Crothers said: “It was reported that at around 10pm a number of masked men forced their way into a house in the area and assaulted the 19-year-old male occupant with baseball bats and a hammer. The victim has sustained a number of serious injuries and is currently receiving treatment in hospital.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives in Ballymena on 101 quoting reference 1427 29/07/18. Alternatively, information can be provided to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.