31/05/2019

Gang Attack Pedestrian With Hammers

Police are hunting three men after they attacked and robbed a pedestrian in Ballymena last night, Thursday 30 May.

The victim, a 20-year-old man, was set upon while walking through the underpass between Moat Road and Crebilly Road at around 11.20pm.

The gang attacked him with hammers, inflicting injuries to his head, face and ankles. His mobile phone and a sum of cash was also stolen.
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Detective Sergeant Robinson said: "The injured male was taken to hospital where he remains this morning undergoing treatment for his injuries. An investigation is now underway and I am appealing for anyone with information to please get in touch with police by calling 101, quoting reference 129 30/05/19."



(JG/CM)

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