Northern Ireland

Man suffers slash wounds in Crossgar attack

A man has suffered slash wounds to his back and side after being attacked in Crossgar, County Down, on Sunday night.

He was walking along the Kilmore Road at about 22:55 BST when a Volkswagen Golf was driven past him, then turned around and drove back towards him.

Three men then got out of the vehicle and assaulted him.

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

Police have appealed for anyone who witnessed the attack to contact them.