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Ireland Masked gang attacks man with hammers in aggravated burglary

12:50  09 january  2018
12:50  09 january  2018 Source:   thejournal.ie

Hutch family member stabbed in assault at city home

  Hutch family member stabbed in assault at city home An under-threat member of the Hutch family is recovering after he was stabbed at his city home. Ross Hutch (25), who has previously been targeted in several assaults, was attacked at around 10.15pm last night in Dublin's north inner city.Gardaí believe the nephew of Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch was stabbed and received an injury to his head. However, Hutch was conscious when emergency services responded and he spoke to officers at the scene.Detectives believe that a man well-known to Hutch was behind the attack and was at the scene when officers arrived.

THE PSNI IS appealing to the public for information following a serious assault of a man during an aggravated burglary in north Belfast. Detective Sergeant Adam Ruston said it was reported to the PSNI at around 10.30pm that a number of masked men wielding hammers had forced entry into a

The victim is being treated for non-life threatening injuries in hospital.

The Greenmount Place area of north Belfast. © Google Maps The Greenmount Place area of north Belfast. THE PSNI IS appealing to the public for information following a serious assault of a man during an aggravated burglary in north Belfast.

Detectives from the Musgrave area of the city said the incident occurred in Greenmount Place, north Belfast, last night.

Detective Sergeant Adam Ruston said it was reported to the PSNI at around 10.30pm that a number of masked men wielding hammers had forced entry into a property, assaulted and threatened a man who sustained injuries to his body and head.

He said: “The victim was treated in hospital for his injuries, which are not believed to be life-threatening at this time.

“We are appealing for anyone with information that could be useful to our investigation, or anyone who saw suspicious activity in the area around 10-10.35pm last night to contact detectives at Musgrave Criminal Investigation Branch on 101 quoting reference number 1355 of 08/01/18.”

Three arrested in garda operation targeting burglary gangs .
The burglars set off an alarm in Sligo before fleeing.The men were arrested near Kinnegad, Westmeath, yesterday evening following a number of burglaries earlier in the day in Sligo.

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