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The incident happened at 9.10pm when the two club employees were attempted to leave after closing the club in West Street.

They were confronted by the five men and forced back into the club.

One of the employees was struck in a shoulder with the machete and both were forced to the ground were they were kicked a number of times.

The five armed men fled after noticing a security guard outside the club, and once it was safe, the police were called.

Police established a crime scene and searched the area.

The injured club employee were treated for a minor injury.

Police said no cash was stolen however the injured man had some personal items taken.


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