Northern Ireland

Man attacked with hammer in his Larne home

A man has been attacked with a hammer during a break-in at his home in Larne on Tuesday night.

Two men, one carrying a hammer, forced their way into the house at Bank Road at about 23:00 GMT and assaulted the man who is in his 20s.

The victim was treated in hospital. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

One of the attackers was about 6ft 2in tall and of medium build. The other was taller and also of medium build.

Police have appealed for anyone with information to contact them.