Man is hit with baseball bats

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A man was assaulted by two men armed with baseball bats in Lisburn on Friday night.

At around 10pm, two men got out of a blue van in The Green and attacked the 23-year-old man with what are believed to be baseball bats.

The victim was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries which are not believed to be life threatening.

A 59-year-old man was arrested and later released on bail pending further police enquiries.

Police ask anyone who has any information to contact detectives at Lisburn Reactive and Organised Crime Branch on the non-emergency number 101.