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Man attacked by robbers before they looted his Portrush home

Published 06/11/2016

Man attacked by robbers before they looted his Portrush home
Man attacked by robbers before they looted his Portrush home

A man was left seriously injured after two robbers attacked him before looting his Portrush home.

The incident took place at a house in the Causeway Street area of Portrush that occurred in the early hours of Sunday.

At approximately 1.30am, a man answered the door to his house.

Two unknown men entered and assaulted him in the kitchen before taking his wallet which contained a sum of money.

The two men are both believed to be aged in their mid 20s.

One had dirty fair short hair and a tattoo on his neck while the other had black hair, a beard and was wearing a black coat.

The injured man, who is 39, was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries which are not believed to be life threatening.

Sergeant Richard Black said: “I would ask anyone with any information about this incident to contact Coleraine Police Station on the non-emergency number 101.”

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