Man beaten after being dragged from taxi


A man was been treated in hospital after being dragged from a taxi and beaten up in Co Antrim early today.

The victim, aged in his 20s, was pulled from the car and assaulted in Main Street, Broughshane shortly before 1.20am. His injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

Three men were arrested in the wake of the incident.

Police are trying to establish whether there is a link to an assault in Ballymena earlier in the night when one man sustained a facial injury.

Shortly afterwards, one man aged in his 40s was arrested in connection with disorderly behaviour after a brawl at Broughshane Street, Ballymena. He was released on street bail pending further inquiries.