Detectives are investigating after a man was assaulted and robbed in Antrim during the early hours of this morning, Monday 18 March.

The 26 year old was walking in an alleyway adjacent to Seacash Drive at around 3.50am when he was approached by two men.

The pair attacked the victim, punching and kicking him, and stole his phone and bank card, attempting to use the latter to withdraw cash from a nearby ATM.

The victim was able to make off from his attackers and contact police.

The suspects are both described as being in their 20s and slim. One was wearing a black body-warmer and had a tattoo on his left hand. The other was wearing a black jacket and flip flops.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to contact police on 101, quoting reference 341 18/03/24. You can submit information online via  or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at