16/01/2014

Man Assaulted In Aggravated Break-In

The occupant of a house in the Hillman Street area of north Belfast has been assaulted in a robbery by a gang of men.

Detectives in Antrim Road are appealing for information following the aggravated burglary.

At approximately 09:15 the house was forcibly entered by four masked men. The occupant was assaulted and a number of items, including mobile phones, a sum of cash and jewellery were stolen.

The man was taken to hospital for treatment to a head wound.

Detectives have appealed to anyone who may have noticed any suspicious activity in the area or anyone who has information to contact them at Antrim Road on 0845 600 8000.

The independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.

(IT/CD)

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