Man suffers head injuries in assault

Dessie Blackadder

Reporter:

Dessie Blackadder

Detectives are appealing for information following a report of an assault at the Larne Link Road area of Ballymena yesterday evening (Wednesday 15th May).

Detective Sergeant Robinson said: “At around 7:30pm, it was reported that a man in his 30s was assaulted by persons unknown at the river path in the area. The male was taken to hospital for a serious injury to his ear, as well as head injuries. His injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

“Enquiries are continuing and we would appeal to anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information to contact police on 101, quoting reference number 1260 15/5/19. Alternatively information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.”

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