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Man and woman treated in hospital after assault in Ballymena

Detectives are appealing for information following the report of a man and woman being assaulted in Ballymena on Saturday evening (January 2nd).

It was reported a man and woman walking the area were punched and kicked by a group of youths in the Paradise Avenue area at around 9:50pm.

The victims were taken to hospital following the assault for treatment of injuries to their face and head. A 15 year old male was arrested and released on bail pending further enquiries.

Enquiries are ongoing to identify those involved in this incident, which police are treating as a potential hate crime. Detectives would ask anyone with information about this incident to call police on 101 quoting reference number 1749 of 02/01/21.


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