Northern Ireland

Coleraine burglary: gang beat man with iron bars

A man has been beaten with metal bars by three masked men in a burglary in County Londonderry.

The men got into a house at Farranseer Park, Coleraine, shortly before midnight on Wednesday.

They beat the man in an upstairs room. Police said a woman and young girl were in the room at the time.

The man was taken to hospital. His injuries are not thought to be life threatening. Police have appealed for information.