02/11/2020

Appeal For Information On Aggravated Burglary

Police have issued an appeal for information following the report of an aggravated burglary at the home of an older person in the Newcastle Road area of Portaferry.

At around 6pm on Saturday 31 October four masked men forced their way into the property.

Three female occupants of the house were forced into the living room while two of the men searched the upstairs. It is understood that the men made off from the property empty-handed.
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The women were uninjured in the incident but are said to have been left "badly shaken".

Detectives in Bangor CID are keen to hear from witnesses or anyone with information regarding this crime, please contact 101.

Reports can also be submitted online using the www.psni.police.uk/makeareport, or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or crimestoppers-uk.org.

(MH)

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