Northern Ireland

Man tied up and beaten with iron bars at Banbridge house

A man has been tied up and beaten with iron bars by two masked men at a house in Banbridge.

At about 18:15 GMT on Thursday, two masked men entered the house in the Reservoir Road area.

They attacked the man before making off in his black BMW car which was found burnt out a short time later in the Halfway Road area.

The victim was taken to hospital to be treated for injuries which are not thought to be life-threatening.