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18/08/2017

Investigation Launched After Gang Attack House And Car In Antrim

Police have launched an investigation after masked men attacked a house and damaged a car in Co Antrim.

The incident happened in the Ardnaglass Gardens area just after midnight on Friday, 18 August.

The front door of the property was smashed and the windows of a Volkswagen Golf were also smashed.

Police believed there may be paramilitary involvement.
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Detective Sergeant Colin Gray said: "It's believed the males made their escape in a Volkswagen Passat that was found burnt out in the Carneary Lane area a short time later.

"We would like to hear from anyone with information about this crime. Detectives can be contacted by calling 101, quoting reference number 3218/08/17. Information can also be given anonymously to the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111."

(CD/LM)


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