Man abducted and beaten

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A man has been abducted and beaten by masked men in Derry.

Police say the incident occurred last Thursday night (May 10) but was only reported yesterday.

“At approximately 9.30pm (on May 10), a 28 year old man was walking in the Circular Road area of the city when a red car pulled up alongside him,” a PSNI spokesman says

“Three masked men pulled the man into the car and are believed to have took him to the top of the Springfield Road, near the Groarty Road junction. They beat him with a bat, then took him to Muff in Co Donegal where they abandoned him.”

Police say the man needed hospital treatment for his injuries which were not life threatening.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact police on 0845 600 8000 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111