Detectives are appealing for information following a report of an aggravated burglary which occurred at residential premises at the Shore Crescent area of north Belfast on Wednesday 23rd August.

Detective Sergeant Kitchen said: “Shortly before 6:20pm, it was reported that six masked men damaged a front door window and entered a flat in the area armed with weapons. Two men, aged in their 20s, were assaulted during the incident and damage was caused to a number of items inside the property. The men are described as wearing gloves, caps and dark coloured tracksuits.

“Enquiries are continuing to establish the circumstances surrounding the incident and police would appeal to anyone with any information to contact detectives on 101, quoting reference number 1980 23/08/23.  Alternatively, you can submit a report online using the non-emergency reporting form via”