Dickson condemns Carrickfergus attack

Carrickfergus Alliance Councillor Stewart Dickson has expressed revulsion at an attack in which a man was beaten with sticks and bats in the Woodburn housing estate shortly before 10.30pm last night. The man who was attacked is in his 30s and was taken to hospital to be treated for his injuries.

Cllr Stewart Dickson, who is Chair of the local District Policing Partnership said: “This was a deeply troubling incident and my thoughts are with the injured man as he recovers from this attack. Incidents of this nature are absolutely unacceptable and people want a society free from violence and intimidation.

“The community will be shocked at this horrific attack and it must have been a deeply traumatic ordeal for the victim.

“I would appeal to anyone who can assist police with their investigation to contact them.”


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