Northern Ireland

Cookstown attack: Teenagers assaulted by masked gang

Two teenage boys have been assaulted by a number of men with wooden bats.

It happened at about 23:00 BST on Saturday at Windsor Crescent in Cookstown, County Tyrone.

The boys were standing outside a house when they were approached and attacked by the masked men.

One of the teenagers suffered a swollen cheek and a cut to his lip. The men made off on foot across nearby playing fields.

Police have appealed for witnesses.