Man arrested after pensioner hammer attack

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Police have arrested a 35-year-old man in relation to a hammer attack on a Co Down pensioner.

Officers said that three men armed with hammers entered a house in the Crossgar Road area of Ballynahinch at about 11.30pm on Thursday 8 May.

The residents were a man in his seventies and a woman aged in her 60s. The man “was injured after being struck by a hammer”.


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