Man attacked by masked gang in own home

Police are appealing for information after a masked gang assaulted a man in his home in Derry’s Waterside.

A PSNI spokeswoman says the man was left with extensive bruising after the attack in his home in the Lincoln Courts area of the city.

She says the assault happened at around 12.45am on July 4.

“It is believed four masked men were involved in the attack which left the victim with extensive bruising.,” she says.

Meanwhile police in Derry are also appealing for information after a petrol bomb attack on a home in Winchester Park between 4am and 5am on July 3.

It is understood a male wearing a green fisherman type jacket with the hood up was seen in the area. Three men wearing camouflage jackets were also seen in the area prior to the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 0845 600 8000