Man taken to hospital after being beaten with 'flick stick' in Newtownabbey

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A man's been taken to hospital after being beaten with a 'flick stick' in Newtownabbey.

Two men and 1 woman forced their way into the victim's flat in the Burneys Mews area just after 7 last night.

The 25 year old suffered a number of head lacerations and a suspected broken wrist.



A PSNI spokesperson said:

"Detectives are appealing for witnesses following an aggravated burglary in the Burneys Mews area of Newtownabbey last night, Friday 11 January. "

"It was reported that at around 7:30pm two males and a female forced their way into a flat in the area and assaulted the male occupant with what was described as a flick stick."

"The 25 year old male was taken to hospital for treatment for a number of lacerations to his head and a suspected broken wrist."


(Burneys Mews, Newtownabbey)

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