Appeal as man is injured during aggravated burglary in Lisburn

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Detectives in Lisburn are appealing for information following the report of an aggravated burglary at a property in the Woodbrook Avenue area of Lisburn on Sunday, May 5th.

Detective Sergeant Melanie McGrory said: “We received a report at approximately 11.30 pm that three men had gained entry to a flat in the area and assaulted the male occupant with a claw hammer.

“The 32 year old man suffered lacerations to his head as a result of the incident and was taken to hospital for treatment of his injuries.

“Enquiries are continuing and we are appealing to anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone with any information that can assist with the investigation to contact detectives in Lisburn on 101, quoting reference number 1657 of 05/06/19.”

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.

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