Northern Ireland

Man beaten in baseball bat attack in Coleraine

A man has been taken to hospital after being beaten with a baseball bat in his Coleraine home by three masked men.

The incident at a house in the Glebe Avenue area was reported at 2345 BST on Thursday night.

The man suffered injuries to his body and hands and was taken to hospital. A woman who was also in the house at the time was said to be "badly shaken".

Police said the attack was being treated as a hate crime.