29/02/2016

Woman Assaulted In South Belfast

A woman has been attacked and threatened during an aggravated burglary in south Belfast.

The incident happened at a property in Beit Street at around 6am on Sunday.

The man entered the house, assaulted and threatened the woman, and then fled the scene on a bicycle.

He is described as around 6ft tall with short dark hair and was wearing a white hooded top.
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The woman, aged in her 50's and registered disabled, was taken to hospital for treatment for facial injuries and shock.

Detective Sergeant McNally said: "This was a disgraceful attack on a vulnerable person and I would urge anyone who saw a man matching this description in the area or who has any information about this incident to come forward and give that information to detectives at Musgrave on 101. Information can also be given anonymously through the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."

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