Aggravated burglary - Witham Street, Belfast

Aggravated burglary - Witham Street, Belfast

Detectives are appealing for information following the report of an aggravated burglary at a house in the Witham Street area of Belfast last night, Thursday, 3 March.

Detectives Sergeant Conor Sweeney said: "Shortly after 7.00pm Police received a report that one woman and four men forced their way into a house. They were carrying what is believed to be either poles or sticks.

"Once inside the house they assaulted the female occupier and caused damage to the interior of the premises.

"It is believed the assailants left the scene in a small yellow car and a silver people carrier type vehicle.
The woman required treatment for minor injuries." 

We are keen to hear from witnesses of this incident

The Police Service of Northern Ireland is appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone with any information that will assist the investigation to contact us on the non-emergency number 101. Information can also be passed anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.