The gang, some of whom who were wielding baseball bats, forced their way into property in Forthriver Drive around 10 pm last night.
They attacked 36-year-old victim with bats around the face and body.
During a follow up investigation, a 33-year-old man was arrested for grievous bodily harm with intent, assault occasioning actual bodily harm and common assault.
Detective Constable Gareth Hussey explains: “The victim sustained a number of suspected fractures however his injuries are not believed to be life threatening.
“A suspect was subsequently arrested in the Crumlin Road area at around 2 am.
“He remains in custody at this time assisting us with our enquiries.”
The detective appealed for anyone with information about the incident to contact them at Musgrave CID on 101 or contact the Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.