Aggravated burglary - Exchange Road, Larne

Aggravated burglary - Exchange Road, Larne

Detectives are appealing for information following an aggravated burglary that occurred in the Exchange Road area of Larne in the early hours of today, Wednesday, 29 June.

At approximately 12.20am, a number of men entered a house and assaulted a 19 year old male. The male was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries which are described as serious but not life threatening.

A woman, aged in her 20s, and a baby were in the house at the time. They were not injured.

Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to contact detectives at Larne Police Station on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference number 31 of 29/06/16. Or if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details, they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.