A group of guys armed with hammers smashed their way into a residence in Carrickfergus, injuring a woman in her 40s.
The incident occurred at Sunningdale Crescent about 10 p.m. on Tuesday.
Five men armed with hammers broke into the residence and made their way upstairs to a bedroom, where they attacked a woman in her 40s, according to police.
Following the incident, the woman required medical care for injuries to her hands and face. Two other ladies in the residence were not hurt, although they were severely shaken. The males were all dressed in black and wore balaclavas.
AnThe PSNI have started a investigation, and detectives in Larne are asking anyone who witnessed any suspicious activity in the area, or who may have been driving in the area at the time of the incident and captured footage on dash cam that could aid their investigations, to contact them on 101, quoting reference number 1914 26/04/22.