Assault by 4 masked men in Magherafelt

Tue, 31/12/2013 - 11:32 -- Editor

Three men were assaulted in Magherafelt on the evening of Monday 30th December. Shortly after 10pm, it was reported that four masked men entered a house in the Castle Park, Tobermore area armed with baseball bats and sledgehammers. It is believed that three men were assaulted during the incident. A 20 year old man was taken to a nearby hospital for injuries to his arm and head, that are not believed to be life threatening. Two other men who were also assaulted during the incident were not believed to have received any serious injuries. Enquiries are continuing and police would appeal to anyone who saw anything suspicious in the Castle Park, Tobermore area at the time of the incident to contact detectives at Magherafelt Police Station on 0845 600 8000. Or, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.