19/12/2002

Teenager attacked at north Belfast flat

An 18-year-old has been attacked in his Antrim Road home in north Belfast.

The attack took place on Wednesday evening when the victim awoke after hearing banging on the front door of his flat.

When he answered he was confronted by around five men who proceeded to kick, punch and slash him with broken bottles.

The man is in hospital with slash wounds to both his arms and back.

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