Northern Ireland

Man beaten with baseball bats by armed gang in Belfast

Belvoir Drive
Image caption The 25-year-old was in his flat in Belvoir Drive when the men entered and beat him.

A man has been assaulted by a gang of masked men in Belfast.

The 25-year-old was in his flat in Belvoir Drive when the men entered and beat him with baseball bats at 19:50 BST on Saturday.

The victim was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries which are not believed to be life threatening.

Police have appealed for information.