18/03/2020

Man Attacked With Hammers & Knives In Co L'Derry

A man has been hospitalised for treatment after he was assaulted by up to seven masked assailants in Magherafelt, Co L'Derry.

The gang forced their way into the home in Ashgrove Park at around 9.20pm on Tuesday 17 March.

It's reported the victim was attacked with hammers and knives before his attackers fled in a dark-coloured BMW.

His injuries have not been described as life threatening.
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Police are treating the incident as an aggravated burglary and are seeking to trace the movements of the vehicle.

Anyone with information is urged to contact detectives in Cookstown on 101. Information can also be provided by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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