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Six masked men rob Larne house in aggravated burglary

Northern IrelandBy Jamie McDowell
Six masked men rob Larne house in aggravated burglary

A 26-year-old man was attacked in an aggravated burglary in Larne last night.

At around 11.30pm, approximately six men forced entry into the house on the Recreation Road in the town.

The occupant was taken to hospital where he was treated for injuries which are not thought to be life-threatening.

A PSNI spokesperson said: “We are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the assault to contact detectives at Larne PSNI on 101 quoting CCS reference number 1496 19/8/16. Or, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.”