23/11/2017

Two Armed Men Burgle House In South Belfast

Police are appealing for information after two armed men burgled a house in south Belfast.

The incident happened at a property in the Stranmillis Gardens area in the early hours of Thursday morning, 23 November.

Two women, a man and a child were in the house at the time.
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The men, who were armed with knives from the kitchen of the house, stole a number of items including a laptop, a mobile phone and a purse.

They were confronted by one of the women in the house and fled the scene.

Two men, aged 25 and 30, were arrested nearby and a number of items were seized.

They have been detained on suspicion of a number of offences including aggravated burglary and assault on police.

The PSNI are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.

(CD/LM)

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