Pensioner Dies Following Robbery

A pensioner has died following an aggravated robbery at his Coleraine home.

Reports have confirmed that a 72-year-old was involved in an altercation with a thief who broke in through a window of the Glenmore Gardens property in the early hours of Monday.

Police said he died a short time later.

The alarm was raised by the man's wife, who was also in the house at the time.

The intruder was described as being tall, wearing a dark coloured coat, light grey jogging bottoms and spoke with a local accent.

It is believed he got into the house through a back window.

Police have appealed for information.

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