DETECTIVES have charged a 44 year old man with aggravated burglary and assault occasioning actual bodily harm.
The charges are in connection with an incident at a house on Clonavon Road in Ballymena on Saturday, October 7.
A female sustained injuries after a number of men forced their way into a house and assaulted her.
The incident is being treated as a racially motivated hate crime.
The male was arrested following a search and arrest operation in the Larne Road area of the town this morning, Wednesday, November 8.
He is expected to appear before Ballymena Magistrates Court on Thursday, November 23.
As is normal procedure all charges will be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service.