Northern Ireland

Teenager headbutted and robbed by armed man in Ballymena

A teenager has been headbutted and robbed in Ballymena.

The 19-year-old was attacked and threatened with a knife by a man on Monday evening.

Shortly after 19.10 BST the teen was close to a youth club at the Crebilly Road when he was assaulted. The man made off in a purple Peugeot car with a sum of cash.

The victim was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries, which are not believed to be life-threatening.

Two men aged 55 and 24 have been arrested.

The police have appealed for information.

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