A car belonging to a television licensing officer in the North has been badly damaged in an attack in Larne.

Police say the woman had just got into her car in the Seacourt Estate at about 1.30pm after calling at several houses, when it was attacked with a hatchet and an iron bar.

At least two people were involved in the attack.

The officer was not injured, but was badly shaken.

Police in Larne have appealed for information.