Northern Ireland

Ballymena garage attack: man in hospital

Ballymena attack
Image caption The scene of the attack in Ballymena

A man has been seriously injured in an attack in Ballymena on Tuesday.

The assault happened at a petrol station forecourt at North Road at about 06:00 GMT. It has been cordoned off as a police inquiry gets underway.

The victim is being treated in hospital. His attacker wore a distinctive white t-shirt which may have been discarded close by.

A 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the attack.

Police have appealed for information.

They have asked anyone who sees a white t-shirt discarded in the area not to touch it, but to contact them.