Police investigate report that man was attacked with metal bar as he walked in Broughshane

FOUR men have been arrested after it was reported to police that a car pulled up beside a man and he was attacked with a metal bar as he walked in Broughshane.

Detectives are appealing for information following the report of an assault on a man in Whinsmoor Park, Broughshane.

A PSNI spokesperson said: “At approximately 11.40pm last night, Saturday, 26 September, police received a report that as the man was walking along Whinsmoor Park, between 8.30pm and 9.30pm, a car drew up and a number of males got out. They then assaulted him with what he believes to be a metal bar.

“Police have arrested four men aged 31, 40, 56 and 58 on suspicion of a number of offences. They all remain in police custody at this time.”

Detective Sergeant McDowell would appeal to anyone who witnessed this incident or who has information that could assist detectives with their enquiries to contact detectives at Antrim on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 2373 26/09/20, or submit a report online using the non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/. You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://crimestoppers-uk.org/

Meanwhile, detectives are appealing for information following the report of an altercation in Whinsmoor Park, Broughshane.

At approximately 7.45pm on Saturday, 26 September, police received a report that a number of males were fighting out on the street.

A 24 year old man was arrested on suspicion of a number of offences including possession of an offensive weapon with Intent to commit indictable offence. He remains in custody at this time.

Detective Sergeant McDowell would appeal to anyone who witnessed this incident or who has information that could assist detectives with their enquiries to contact them at Antrim on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 1745 26/09/20, or submit a report online using the non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/. You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://crimestoppers-uk.org/

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