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Coleraine: Armed gang attacks man in his own home

By Cate McCurry

Published 17/09/2016

The victim, aged in his 20s, was targeted when four men forced their way into his house in Coleraine
The victim, aged in his 20s, was targeted when four men forced their way into his house in Coleraine

A man was attacked with a hammer and hatchet when burglars broke into his home yesterday.

The victim, aged in his 20s, was targeted when four men forced their way into his house in Coleraine.

Detectives are appealing for information following the aggravated burglary at the property in the town's Elm Park at approximately 12.25am.

The four thugs, one armed with a hammer and one armed with a hatchet, assaulted the victim. A second man in the house was not injured.

Police are appealing for anyone who has information about this incident to contact detectives at Coleraine PSNI station on 101.

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