Northern Ireland

Man injured in attack outside pub in Ballyhackamore

The man was attacked the Upper Newtownards Road, near Holland Drive Image copyright Google
Image caption The man was attacked the Upper Newtownards Road, near Holland Drive

A man has been injured in an overnight assault outside a pub in Ballyhackamore, east Belfast.

It happened on the Upper Newtownards Road, near the junction with Holland Drive, at about 01:30 GMT on Sunday.

Police cordoned off the scene of the attack later on Sunday morning.

The victim was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries, which a PSNI spokeswoman said are not believed to be life threatening.