Paramilitaries attack man with baseball bats in Belfast

A 36-year-old man has been beaten with baseball bats during a paramilitary attack in Belfast.

Paramilitaries attack man with baseball bats in Belfast

A 36-year-old man has been beaten with baseball bats during a paramilitary attack in Belfast.

He suffered a number of fractures but his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

The attack happened when seven men forced their way into a house at Forthriver Drive in the north of the city at about 10pm yesterday.

A 33-year-old man was arrested during the early hours of this morning in connection with the assault.

PSNI detective constable Gareth Hussey said: “A suspect was subsequently arrested in the Crumlin Road area at around 2am. He remains in custody at this time assisting us with our inquiries.

“We are keen to hear from anyone with information about this crime.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at Musgrave Street police station on the non-emergency 101 number.

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