Northern Ireland

Man beaten with bars and bats in Coleraine

A 28-year-old man has been beaten by a gang armed with metal bars and bats in Coleraine, County Londonderry.

Police said the victim was set upon by up to eight men in the Heights area at about 02:00 BST on Sunday.

A 30-year-old man was arrested but has since been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

Police have appealed for information about the attack.