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Man in his 80s assaulted by masked men at his home

Published 18/11/2015

Police said the man was reportedly dragged from a yard in to a house in the Roddens Crescent area of Castlereagh
Police said the man was reportedly dragged from a yard in to a house in the Roddens Crescent area of Castlereagh

A man in his 80s has been assaulted by masked men at his home on the outskirts of Belfast.

He was reportedly dragged from a yard in to a house in the Roddens Crescent area of Castlereagh.

The incident, involving two attackers, happened at about 5pm on Tuesday.

The masked men searched the property but it is unclear whether anything was stolen.

Police said the victim did not suffer any physical injuries during the ordeal.

Detective Sergeant Clare Reid has appealed for anyone who noticed any suspicious activity to contact police on 101.

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