Man attacks boy in Newtownabbey

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A 12-year-old boy has been attacked by a man in his 30s in the Rathcoole estate in Newtownabbey.

At 2000 GMT on Saturday, the boy was walking in Crossreagh Drive when he was punched in the face and kicked.

The man was described as being of muscular build, and was wearing a black jacket.

He was walking a large dog, possibly a German Shepherd. Another man, described as being of large build and wearing a black hat, was with him.