Woman Attacked By Masked Gang Armed With Hammers

Police have issued an appeal for information after a woman was assaulted in her home in Carrickfergus, County Antrim.

According to police, the woman, aged in her 40s, was in bed at her home on Sunningdale Crescent, when five masked me, armed with hammers, forced their way into the house at around 10pm on Tuesday night. The woman was assaulted and needed hospital treatment for injuries to her hands and face.
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It is understood that there were two other women in the house at the time of the attack but were uninjured.

Anyone with information about the incident, or anyone who may have witnessed anything, is asked to contact police.

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