Man attacked with baseball bats in Antrim; Police appeal witnesses

A man has been attacked by a group masked men with baseball bats in Antrim. The attack described ‘vicious’ by the police took place in the Cherry Walk area of Carrickfergus around 10.50pm last night.

The victim who is in his 30s had been taken to the hospital with serious injuries but his condition is believed to be stable by now. According to a report by The Journal, the man suffers possible fractures to his face and legs.

Detective Sergeant Lyttle, from the PSNI, said: “This was a particularly vicious attack as the men repeatedly hit the victim with the bats around the head, legs and chest.

“We are appealing to anyone who was in the area at the time and may have witnessed this assault, or has information they think could assist this investigation, to contact police.” he added.

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