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Man assaulted with hammers in burglary

Detectives are investigating a report of an aggravated burglary at a house in the Longfield Way area of Ballyhalbert
Detectives are investigating a report of an aggravated burglary at a house in the Longfield Way area of Ballyhalbert Detectives are investigating a report of an aggravated burglary at a house in the Longfield Way area of Ballyhalbert

A MAN was taken to hospital after being attacked by hammers during a burglary.

Detectives are investigating a report of an aggravated burglary at a house in the Longfield Way area of Ballyhalbert in Co Down on Sunday September 17.

At approximately 11pm, masked men forced their way into the house and assaulted one of the male occupants with hammers. He was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries which are not believed to be life threatening.

A second male who was in the house was not injured during the incident.

Police have appealed for anyone with information to contact them.