Masked gang assaults three men at Co Derry house

Attackers armed with baseball bats and sledgehammers break into Tobermore home

The PSNI is investigating an attack on three men in Co Derry. Photograph: PA

The PSNI is investigating an attack on three men in Co Derry. Photograph: PA

Tue, Dec 31, 2013, 11:06

A gang of four masked men armed with baseball bats and sledgehammers assaulted three men at a house in Co Derry last night.

The attackers broke into the house in Castle Park, Tobermore shortly after 10pm last night and assaulted three men.

One of the victims, who is aged 20, was taken to hospital for injuries to his arm and head that are not believed to be life-threatening.

The PSNI has asked anyone with information to contact them.