An assault in the Mary Street area of Ballycastle on Thursday, has left a 19-year-old man with serious facial injuries.
The Male was beaten unconscious according to his mother and suffered a broken jaw, broken eye socket and shattered bones in the side of his face, during the attack, which will require specialist treatment.
A spokesperson for the police has said:
“It was reported at 8pm an unknown male attacked a man, aged 19, causing facial injuries.
“The unknown male is described as being aged approximately 20 years old, of slim build, with black hair and a beard and wearing black jogging bottoms.
“Anyone who witnessed this assault, or anyone with any information is encouraged to contact police on 101 quoting reference 1956 20/08/20. An online report can be submitted using the non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/ or by contacting Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”