Man kidnapped and assaulted by gang in Coleraine

A 28-year-old man has been kidnapped and assaulted by a gang in Coleraine, County Londonderry.

Police said he was taken from an unknown location in the town by a number of men between 01:00 BST and 02:00 BST on Friday.

They drove him to the outskirts of the town and assaulted him in a field.

He managed to get away and was later treated for injuries which were not believed to be life-threatening. Police have appealed for information.

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