Gang with pick axe handles and sledgehammer attack man in Larne
A MAN has been assaulted in Co Antrim by a masked gang armed with pick axe handles and a sledgehammer.
Police said a number of masked men forced their way into a house at Wellington Green in Larne at about 5am today and assaulted a man aged in his thirties.
The man sustained a number of injuries to his head and body.
Police said a woman, also aged in her thirties, who was also in the house at the time, was also assaulted "but did not sustain any injuries".
A young child who was also in the property at the time was not injured.