Northern Ireland

South Belfast assault victim's condition critical

Police vehicle

A 58-year-old man remains in a critical condition in hospital after he was assaulted outside his home in south Belfast on Saturday evening.

At least two men in their mid-20s, armed with a hammer, smashed windows at the house in Linfield Avenue before attacking the man.

It is not known if the man's condition is as a direct result of the attack.

Police have asked anyone with information about the assault to contact them.