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Armed robbers attack man in Castlewellan home

Armed robbers have injured a man in a Castlewellan home when they struck him on the face with a gun.

Detectives in Downpatrick are appealing for information after the robbery in Ballyloughrin Road in the early hours of Monday morning.

At around midnight, three masked men entered a flat in the area armed with firearms.

Two males who were in the property at the time of the incident were threatened and one man was struck on the face with one of the firearms.

The man's injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

A sum of money was taken during the incident.

Detectives would ask anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who has any information to contact them at Downpatrick CID on 0845 600 8000 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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