17/11/2017

Two Men Attacked During Aggravated Burglary In Co Down

Two men have been injured after being attacked during an aggravated burglary in Newtownards, Co Down.

A number of masked men, armed with weapons, attacked a house in the Shackleton Walk area at around 9.40pm on Thursday, 16 November.

Two men, who were in the property at the time, were assaulted in what police described as a "savage attack".

One man sustained an injury to his arm and the second man suffered an injury to his wrist.
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Two vehicles parked nearby were also damaged.

Elsewhere, two men have been arrested in connection with a hijacking in Newtownabbey, Co Antrim.

A Vauxhall Corsa was stolen from a woman in the Grays Lane area by two men at around 8am on Friday, 17 November.

They made off in the vehicle in the direction of the Shore Road, and it was later discovered on the Lylehill Road in Templepatrick.

Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.

(CD)

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