Northern Ireland

North Belfast: Man injured after being attacked with hammers

The attack happened at a house on Thursday night Image copyright Press Eye
Image caption The attack happened at a house in west Belfast on Wednesday night

A man was taken to hospital after being attacked by a number of masked men armed with hammers in north Belfast on Wednesday night.

The 37-year-old suffered injuries to his arms and legs.

The incident is reported to have happened in a house in Canning Place at about 21.30 BST.

The intruders also smashed a number of windows in the property before making off on foot along Clanmorris Street.

The PSNI is appealing for information.