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Antrim police seek witnesses as masked men attack victim with bar during break-in 

The incident occurred at a home in Co. Antrim in the early hours of the morning
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Clodagh Meaney

The PSNI are seeking witnesses after two masked men stuck another man with a bar during an aggravated robbery in Antrim.

The incident happened shortly before 4.30am on the morning of December 6th at Burn Road in Doagh.

The thieves broke into a home before attacking the male occupant and removing a gold chain from around his neck.

A spokesperson for the PSNI said: “Shortly before 4.30am, it was reported that two men wearing balaclavas entered a house in the area and attacked the male occupant whilst he was in his bedroom, striking him with an iron bar.”

“They then took a gold chain from the occupant’s neck and made off from the property on foot.”

“The householder sustained injuries to his face and ear.”

“Enquiries into the incident are ongoing, and we are appealing to anyone who may have any information which could assist, or who may have witnessed any suspicious activity in the area at the time, to contact police on 101, quoting reference number 176 of 06/12/21.”

A report can also be submitted online using the non-emergency reporting form via http://www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/ . You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://crimestoppers-uk.org

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