Northern Ireland

Man hit with baseball bat at home in Bessbrook

Police officer

A man has been hit with a baseball bat during an incident at a house in Bessbrook in County Armagh.

Shortly after midnight, two men and a woman tried to force their way into a house at Oriel Park, armed with baseball bats and a knife.

A man inside the house was struck with a baseball bat, while one of the intruders was stabbed with a pair of scissors during the incident.

Police have appealed for witnesses to contact them.