Detectives are appealing for information following a report of an aggravated burglary which occurred at the Carnbore Road area of Bushmills on Tuesday 14th May.

Detective Inspector Hanbidge said: “Shortly after 10:45pm, it was reported that three masked men armed with a sledgehammer and two pieces of piping entered a property in the area. It was reported that an altercation occurred in the home involving two men and a woman who were inside the property and the three masked men. One man in his 60s received an injury to his head.  A woman in her 60s received a hand injury and a man in his 30s sustained a blow to his leg and was struck on the head. Both men were taken to hospital for treatment to their injuries. It was also reported that a young male was also present in the house, but was not injured.

“Enquiries are continuing to establish the circumstances surrounding the incident and detectives would appeal to anyone with any information in relation to the incident, to contact them on 101 quoting reference number 1884 14/05/24. Alternatively, you can submit a report online using the non-emergency reporting form via . You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at .”