UK News Police probe aggravated burglary after home "ransacked" by gang of men

12:51  04 december  2019
12:51  04 december  2019 Source:   belfastlive.co.uk

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Gardai are investigating the aggravated burglary . The raiders then assaulted the occupants of the house, three women and two men , inflicting serious injuries on one The seriously wounded man was rushed to the nearby Midland Regional Hospital where he continues to receive treatment for his injuries.

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A woman has been left "extremely traumatised" after men forced their way into her South Belfast home.

Police say they received reports of the aggravated burglary in the Maryville Court area at around 5pm on Tuesday 3 December.

It's believed that one of the four men had a gun on his person as they ransacked the property, making off with a sum of money.

Detective Sergeant O’Flaherty said: "At approximately 5.00pm four unknown men knocked on the door of a house and when the female occupant opened the door, one of the men, who is believed to have had a gun, forced her into the property. The men then entered the house and proceeded to ransack it.

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The gang then went outside and ransacked the man 's van and hit him round the head before stealing property from the van and fleeing the scene. Greater Manchester Police have now released CCTV footage of the incident in a bid to identify the assailants.

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"This was a cowardly act by a group of men who thought nothing of frightening an innocent woman.

"I would appeal to anyone who noticed any suspicious activity or vehicles in this area to contact detectives at Musgrave on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 1335 03/12/19.

"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.”

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