16/03/2018

Appeal Issued After Man Attacked In Ballymena

Police are appealing for information after a man sustained facial injuries during an assault in Ballymena.

Three men attacked the victim in the Saintfield Place area at around 9.30pm on Wednesday, 14 March.

His injuries are not believed to be life threatening.
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The men made off with a sum of money and a mobile phone.

The PSNI are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.

(CD/MH)

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