17/12/2015

Shot Fired And Three Men Tied Up In Co Down House

Police have launched an investigation after a shot was fired and three men were tied up by intruders at a house in Co Down.

The incident happened on the Park Road in Downpatrick on Wednesday.

Two masked men entered the property and tied up two men who were in the house at the time.

A third man who called at the house was also tied up.
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The thugs threatened the men and fired a shot into a wall.

Detective Inspector Denise Graham said: "This was a very frightening incident for the men involved and they have been left shaken.

"No one has the right to intimidate or threaten another person.

"We would like to find those responsible and we are asking anyone who has information that may assist our investigation to contact us in Downpatrick on 101, quoting ref: 34 171215."

(CD)

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