Detectives are appealing for information following an aggravated burglary in the Riverside area of Comber yesterday evening, Wednesday 12 October.
Detective Sergeant Bell said: “Shortly after 11pm, we received a report that a masked man had been seen at the property armed with a sledgehammer.
“The man smashed windows and a door before gaining access to the house and causing extensive damage inside.
“He was seen leaving on foot a short time later in the direction of the Killinchy Road.
“I would appeal to anyone who may have witnessed the incident or to anyone who may have CCTV or dash-cam footage that could assist with our enquiries, to contact detectives on 101 quoting reference 2040 of 12/10/22.”
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