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Man dragged into hall by masked men and attacked with hammers and a hatchet

The attack was carried out in Antrim last night.

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A YOUNG MAN was dragged from his apartment into a hallway last night where he was attacked by a number of masked men with hammers and a hatchet.

The assault took place at flats in Adelaide Avenue in Whitehead, Antrim last night at around 11:30pm.

The man, aged in his 20’s, suffered head injuries and puncture wounds to his arms and legs as a result of the attack.

He’s currently in hospital receiving treatment for his wounds which are not thought to be life threatening.

Detective Sergeant John McKendry has appealed for anyone who was in the Adelaide Avenue area on Sunday evening and noticed any suspicious activity or anyone who has any information to contact detectives in Newtownabbey on 101.

Read: Four masked men knock homeowner unconscious in midnight attack>

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