Man Injured During Aggravated Burglary In Belfast

A man has been injured during an aggravated burglary in Belfast.

The incident happened at a house in the North Queen Street area on Monday, 11 June.

Masked men with firearms forced their way into the house, kicked the victim and struck him in the face.

The man sustained a fractured eye socket.
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The men searched the house before leaving, however nothing is believed to have been stolen.

Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.


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