20/02/2018

Woman Tied Up By Burglars In Co Down

A woman has been left shaken after being tied up by burglars in Co Down.

The incident happened at a property on the School Road, just outside Clough, at around 1pm on Monday, 19 February.

Two masked men entered the house and made off with an iPad, a Mc Book and a grey coloured Peugeot 206 car.

A fire was also started in a room upstairs, however two people plassing helped the woman, aged in her 50's, escape uninjured.

Emergency services attended the scene and put the blaze out, but significant damage was caused.
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The car was discovered burnt out at The Old Mill in Castlewellan just after midnight on Tuesday, 20 February.

Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.

(CD)

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