Northern Ireland

Man abducted from his home is found badly beaten

A man from the Shankill area of Belfast has been abducted and seriously assaulted.

The 20-year-old is believed to have been taken from his home in the early hours of Saturday morning.

He was later found at 0500 BST, badly injured and tied to railings in the Sandy Row area. It is believed he was beaten with hammers and baseball bats.

He has been taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.