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'Masked gunman' at woman's north Belfast home

Published 29/10/2016

PSNI is appealing for witnesses following an altercation in the Main Street area of Toome during the early hours of Monday morning.
PSNI is appealing for witnesses following an altercation in the Main Street area of Toome during the early hours of Monday morning.

Police are investigating reports of two masked men at a woman's house in the Ballysillan Crescent area of north Belfast on Friday.

The female occupant of the house reported seeing the two masked men approach her front door and kick it a number of times at around 8.20pm.

Police say the woman looked out through a window and saw that one of the men was carrying what appeared to be a firearm.

The men then left the property and got into a waiting car, with another person inside, and made off from the area in the direction of Silverstream.

Detective Sergeant Keith Wilson appealed for anyone who witnessed this incident or who has any information which could be of assistance to police to contact detectives at Musgrave on 101 quoting reference number 1263 28/10/16 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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