01/02/2019

North Belfast Woman Injured As Masked Gang Burgle Home

A woman has been injured in an aggravated burglary in north Belfast.

It was reported that four masked men entered her home in Chestnut Gardens off the Cliftonville Road at a round 7pm on Wednesday 30 January.

The 39-year-old woman was injured on the right side of her face as her property was ransacked and a number of items were stolen.
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PSNI Detective Sergeant Gardiner said: "At around 7pm, it was reported that four masked men entered a house in the area with one man armed with a suspected firearm.

"The males were described as being in their late 20's/ early 30's with local accents and wearing dark clothing.

"Enquiries are continuing and we would appeal to anyone with any information to contact detectives on 101, quoting reference number 1399 30/1/19.

"Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime."



(JG/CM)

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