Three Men Injured During Aggravated Burglary In Bessbrook

Police have issued an appeal for information following an aggravated burglary at a house in Wakefield Terrace in Bessbrook on Saturday, 28 April.

Between 1.30am and 1.45am two masked men – one armed with a hammer and the other a chain – forced their way into the house and assaulted three male occupants.

The victims sustained cuts and bruising as a result of the incident.
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The first intruder was around 5ft 6inches tall, wore grey tracksuit bottoms and a dark coloured hooded top, with a scarf covering his face. The second was around 5ft 10inches tall, wore dark coloured bottoms, a black hooded top and also had a scarf covering his face.

Detective Sergeant Niall Bell has appealed to anyone who noticed anyone matching these descriptions in the area, or who has any information which could assist police with their enquiries, to contact detectives at Ardmore on 101 quoting reference number 164 28/04/18. (MH)

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