Assault and attempted robbery in Ballybeen
12 Mar 2010
Detectives in Castlereagh are appealing for information following the assault and attempted robbery of a 25 year old man in the Ardara Avenue area of Ballybeen last night (Wedesday 10 March).
The delivery man from a local Comber chippy was called to the area on the pretext of a delivery. On arrival he was confronted by three unknown and masked men who attacked him with a baseball bat and iron bar. They demanded money and when they realised he was not carrying any they made off towards the city. The man received treatment in hospital for a fractured arm, cuts and bruises.
Anyone who witnessed the attack or who has any information is asked to contact detectives at Castlereagh on 0845 600 8000. Alternatively information can be passed anonymously to the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.