Northern Ireland

East Belfast: Man attacked by gang armed with bricks

A 35-year-old man has been attacked by three masked men armed with bricks in the Lichfield Avenue area of east Belfast.

The attack, which told place in an alleyway, was reported to police just after 21:25 GMT on Friday night.

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

The PSNI are appealing for information.