Appeal for information following aggravated burglary in west Belfast

  • 17 June 2020


Police are appealing for information following the report of an aggravated burglary at a property in the Springfield Road area of west Belfast on Tuesday night (June 16th).

Detective Sergeant Eric Fairfield said: “It was reported to police at around 9.40 pm that a short time earlier, a number of masked men, armed with batons and baseball bats forced their way into the house in the Springfield Road area of west Belfast.

“A male occupant who was in the property at the time managed to escape the intruders, he suffered minor injuries as a result of the incident.

“Two men aged 24 and a third man aged 26 were arrested on suspicion of a number of drug related offences, they are currently in custody.

“Detectives would appeal to anyone who noticed any suspicious activity or anyone who has information that could assist police with their enquiries to contact them at Musgrave on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 2104 of 16/06/20.”

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.