Northern Ireland

Two injured in 'hammer and stab attack' in Bangor

A 20-year-old man has been beaten unconscious and a 17-year-old boy has been stabbed in an attack in Bangor, County Down.

They were assaulted by two men and woman in Silverstream Avenue shortly after 20:30 BST on Friday.

Police believe the 20 year old was hit on the head with a hammer. The teenager was stabbed in his side.

Their injuries are not believed to be life threatening. The attackers made off towards the A2 dual carriageway.

Police have appealed for anyone with information about the assault to contact them at Bangor PSNI station on 0845 600 8000 or alternatively, to contact the Crimestoppers charity anonymously.