Man is stabbed after he confronts two intruders

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A MAN was stabbed in one arm after he confronted two intruders in the early hours of Saturday (September 29).

Detectives are appealing for information after an assault was reported shortly after 4:05am.

Police were told that an outhouse at residential premises at Coast Road had been entered by two males. The outhouse door was damaged during the incident. Nothing is believed to have been taken.

Police said: “A male, who was in the house at the time of the incident, is believed to have confronted the two males. The male is believed to have received a stab wound to his upper right arm and also is believed to have suffered an injury to his head. The male was treated at the scene for his injuries, that are not believed to have been serious. The two males are reported to have made off towards the Larne area.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident, or who has any information, is asked to contact Larne CID on 0845 600 8000. Information can also be passed anonymously to the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.