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Masked burglars attack man with iron bar and steal gold chain off his neck

Police are appealing for information

Police are appealing for information after burglars attacked the male occupant of a house in Doagh with an iron bar and stole a gold chain from around his neck. 

Shortly before 4.30am on Monday, it was reported that two men wearing balaclavas entered a house on the Burn Road, Doagh.

They attacked the male occupant while he was in his bedroom, striking him with an iron bar.

Sergeant Gage said: “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 Or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at


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