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Man jumped from window to escape intruders

A man jumped from a window to escape intruders in Newtownards

A MAN jumped from a window to escape burglars in Co Down, police have said.

At around 1.45am yesterday, two men wearing hoods and carrying a hammer broke into a house on Old Market Square in Newtownards and assaulted two men and a woman.

A fourth man was taken to hospital after he was injured by jumping from a first floor window to escape the intruders.

Police have appealed to anyone with information to contact them.

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