Police have made an arrest following a burglary in Larne on Monday, 17th June.

Detective Sergeant McDowell said: “It was reported that at approximately 9.45pm, a man had forced his way into a property in the Cranfield Park area and assaulted the woman who lived there.

“The woman, aged in her 60s, sustained serious facial injuries. 

“A 31-year-old-man was arrested outside the property on suspicion of burglary, non-fatal strangulation and grievous bodily harm with intent.

“He remains in custody as our enquiries continue. I would appeal to anyone who may be able to assist with our investigation or who may have relevant CCTV footage to contact us on 101, quoting reference 1871 17/06/24.”

Alternatively, you can submit a report online using the non-emergency reporting form via www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/

You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org/