09/01/2018

Man Attacked By Masked Men In North Belfast

An investigation has been launched after a man sustained facial injuries after being assaulted by masked men in north Belfast.

The attack happened at a house in the Greenmount Place area at around 10.30pm on Monday, 08 January.

The men, armed with hammers, forced entry into the property and attacked and threatened the victim.
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He suffered injuries to his head and body, however they are not believed to be life-threatening.

Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.

(CD/JP)

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