Northern Ireland

Man is beaten with baseball bat in east Belfast

Police officer
Image caption The attack happened at Strandburn Crescent in east Belfast

A man has been seriously assaulted by a gang using a baseball bat in east Belfast.

The attack happened at Strandburn Crescent in the Sydenham area at about 2100 GMT on Wednesday.

The victim sustained injuries to his face, neck, hand and tongue.

Police have appealed for information about the attack.