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Man injured after being tied up during Newry robbery where masked men stole BMW

The PSNI said the man sustained facial injuries and was left very shaken

Published 21/09/2015

A man has been injured after he was accosted by two men outside his house before being tied up while they robbed him.

It happened at around 7pm on Sunday September 20.

The 51-year-old male occupant of a house on Bernish Road in Newry was accosted by two masked men outside his home.

They took him back into his house where he was then tied up.

The men made off with a sum of cash and also stole a grey BMW car.

Detective Inspector David Henderson said: "The occupant sustained facial injuries and was left very shaken."

“This was a horrendous attack on a man in his own home. Every human being has the right to feel safe in their home and any violation of that cannot be tolerated.

"We would like to hear from anyone who observed the BMW car making off from this area or has information which may assist our investigation. We can be contacted in Newry on 101, quoting ref: 1148 200915.”

"If you prefer to provide information without giving your details you can contact the independent Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111."

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