04/07/2022

Man Attacked With Hammer In Co Antrim

A man, aged in his 60's, has sustained injuries to his head and legs after being hit with a hammer during a house burglary in Co Antrim.

The incident occurred in Kilmakevit Crescent, Cullybackey, at around 7.25pm on Saturday.

A man gained entry to a house and struck the victim several times with a hammer before making off on foot "empty-handed", according to the police.

The victim's injuries are not believed to be life threatening.
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The suspect has been described as around 5ft 10inches tall, of medium build with fair hair.

He is believed to have been wearing a black bomber jacket, black tracksuit bottoms, a dark-coloured hat and a blue face mask.


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