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Knife wielding men break into Newcastle woman's home

Police in Newcastle have appealed for witnesses following an aggravated burglary in Beach Avenue in the early hours of Thursday morning.

The incident happened at around 3am when two masked men, one carrying a knife, entered the property and threatened the female resident before taking off with a sum of money.

The victim, a woman in her 60s, was unharmed but left shaken by the ordeal.

Detective Sergeant Bardon has appealed for anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information that could be useful to the investigation to contact detectives in Downpatrick on 101, quoting reference number 130 of 05/10/2017.

Information can also be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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