Northern Ireland

Man hospitalised after being attacked by gang in Larne

A 25-year-old man is being treated in hospital after he was assaulted by a gang of masked armed men in Larne, County Antrim.

The gang entered the house in Hampton Crescent at about 01:35 BST on Saturday.

They attacked the occupant with baseball bats and bars. He suffered fractures to his arm and leg.

Police said a number of other people who were in the property at the time were not hurt.

The PSNI have appealed for anyone with information to contact them.