28/10/2019

Man Assaulted With Hammer In North Belfast Burglary

A man has been assaulted with a hammer during a burglary in north Belfast.

The victim, aged in his 30s, was at a house on the Oldpark Road on Saturday 26 October when a number of males entered at around 9.30pm.

The assailants assaulted the man with the hammer before making off with a sum of cash and a mobile phone, leaving him in need of hospital treatment for cuts and bruises to his head and body.
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The suspects are described as being aged in their 30s or 40s and spoke with local accents.

Detective Sergeant Keith Wilson is appealing to anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone with any information that may assist the investigation to contact detectives at Musgrave Police Station on 101, quoting reference number 1742 26/10/19. Alternatively, information can be provided anonymously by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.



(JG/CM)

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