Man beaten by two assailants

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Detectives in Ballymena are investigating the report of an aggravated burglary at a house in the Drumtara area shortly after midnight on the morning of Saturday 22nd November.

Detective Sergeant Graeme Glass said, “ We received a report that two men gained entry to the house of a man aged in his 40’s and proceeded to assault him by kicking and punching him. The occupant was also reported to have been struck on the head with a bottle by one of the assailants. The man suffered a cut to the head and severe bruising. A 36 year old man was arrested a short time later in connection with this incident and he remains in custody helping with enquiries.

“I would appeal to anyone who has any information which may be of assistance to our enquiries to contact CID in Ballymena on 101. Information can also be passed anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”