Four Teenage Boys Attacked In Portrush

Four teenage boys have been attacked by a group of between 30 to 50 youths in what police are describing as an "unprovoked and vicious" assault in Portrush.

The teen swede approached by the gang who suggested a fight on East Starnd beach at around 7.30pm on Saturday, 15 May.

When the boys refused they were assaulted.

Three were punched in the face, one sustained a cut above his eye and another fell to the ground and was beaten around the head with either a hammer or metal object. 
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The third was then pushed into the sea and an attempt was made to hold his head under water. 

Another of the friends was hit by a bottle on the shoulder. 

Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.

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