Two men have suffered head injuries after being assaulted in County Down.
The Kilbroney Road was closed to traffic for a time
They were walking along the Kilbroney Road, Rostrevor, shortly before 0230 BST when they were set upon by a group of people.
The men were taken to hospital where their condition is described as stable. Five people have been arrested in connection with the incident.
The Kilbroney Road was closed to traffic for a time, but has since been reopened.