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Man due in court after a woman assaulted in Co Antrim

Police said the man will appear in court in Coleraine today

A 29-year old-man is due to appear in court after a woman was assaulted in Co Antrim.

The man is charged with a number of offences including attempted grievous bodily harm with intent and possession of an offensive weapon.

It is understood the charges relate to an attack on a 27-year-old woman who was attacked with a metal bar in the Fairhill Street of Ballycastle during the early hours of yesterday morning.

The man is due before Coleraine Magistrates Court on Monday.

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