14/01/2019

Pair Charged Over Newtownabbey Burglary

Two people have been arrested and charged by police investigating an aggravated burglary in County Antrim.

A 25-year-old man was assaulted by two males and a female who forced their way into his flat in Burneys Mews, Newtownabbey at around 7.30pm on Friday 11 January.

The victim suffered cuts to his head and a suspected fractured wrist in the aggravated burglary.
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Police said a 21-year-old woman and a 33-year-old man were arrested on the evening of Saturday 12 and have been charged with a number of offences, including grievous bodily harm and drug-related offences.

Both accused were due to appear at Belfast Magistrates Court on the morning of Monday 14 January.



(JG/CM)

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