23/02/2018

Father And Son Assaulted In Co Down

A father and son have been assaulted by three masked men in Co Down.

The incident happened at a house on the Castlewellan Road in Ballyward between 11.40pm on Thursday, 22 February, and 12.10am on Friday, 23 February.

Two men were injured and a woman was treated for shock. Their injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

The three males made off with a sum of money.

Sinn Fein MLA Chris Hazzard said: "This is a vicious crime that has shocked the wider community.
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"I am calling on anyone who may have any information about this armed robbery to come forward to the PSNI, and help bring these vicious criminals responsible to justice."

(CD)

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