Detectives are appealing for information following an aggravated burglary which occurred at the Cliftonpark Avenue area of north Belfast on Friday 10th February.

Detective Sergeant Kennedy said: “Shortly before 5:30am, it was reported that a number of men entered a flat in the area armed with baseball bats. It was reported that a man in his 30s who was inside the property was struck on the head. A number of windows inside the flat were also damaged during the incident.

“Enquiries are continuing to establish the circumstances surrounding the incident and we would appeal to anyone with any information, to contact detectives on 101 quoting reference number 177 10/02/23. Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.”