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Armed burglars attack man in east Belfast home

Two armed men attacked a man in his forties in his east Belfast home early this morning

Two armed men attacked a man in his forties in his east Belfast home early this morning.

The masked men, who were armed with baseball bats and knives, broke into a house on Moorgate Street shortly before 12.50am.

They hit the victim on his head and broke a TV set during the attack.

The man suffered cuts to his face but was not badly injured.

Police appealed to anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area between 10pm yesterday and just before 1am today to contact them on 101.

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