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PSNI Appeal Two women and man arrested after aggravated burglary with hammer in north Belfast

A young man and a woman were attacked during the incident

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Two women and a man have been arrested after breaking into a Belfast home and assaulting a young man and woman inside.

The incident took place just before 1.30pm on Saturday in the North Queen Street area of north Belfast.

PSNI received a report that two women and a man, all aged in their 40s, broke into a property while armed with a hammer and assaulted a 24-year-old man and a 33-year-old woman who were inside.

Both were injured during the assault and the man was taken to hospital for treatment.

The three assailants were arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and are currently in police custody.

Detectives in Belfast are now appealing to the public for information regarding the incident and urge any witnesses to contact the police.

Detective Sergeant Moore said: “Shortly before 1.30pm, we received a report that two women and a man, armed with a hammer, had gained access to the property and assaulted a-24-year-old man and a 33-year-old woman who were inside.

“Both sustained injuries during the assault and the man was taken to hospital for treatment.

“Two women and a man, all aged in their 40s have been arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and remain in police custody at this time.

“I would urge anyone who may have witnessed the incident or who may have any information in relation to it, to contact detectives in Musgrave on 101 quoting reference 776 or 06/11/21.”

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