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Man beaten by masked gang with baseball bats in Larne alley

A man was beaten by a gang wielding baseball bats in Larne

A man suffered ankle and arm injuries afte being attacked by a masked gang wielding baseball bats in Larne.

The attack took palce in an alley near Churchill Road in the Co Antrim town at around 9.25pm last night and the victim raised the alarm after crawling to a nearby house.

Police said three masked men wearing dark clothing attacked their victims who was in hs twenties.

PSN Detective Sergeant Crothers said the man had received "a vicious beating".

"There is absolutely no justification for this type of savage attack," DS Crothers added.

A motive has yet to be established.

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