It was reported that at around 1am an unknown male entered a property in the Serpentine Road area of Newtownabbey and assaulted the 34 year old male occupant with some type of weapon.
The male sustained cuts and scratches as a result of the incident.
A 33 year old female who was also in the property at the time was not injured.
Detective Sergeant O’Flaherty is appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone with any information that can assist with the investigation to contact detectives in Musgrave Police Station on 101, quoting reference number 125 of 31/03/19.
Alternatively, information can be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.