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Masked men armed with baseball bats storm Larne home

Published 17/10/2016

A number of adults who were in the house at the time were not injured.
A number of adults who were in the house at the time were not injured.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a group of masked men armed with baseball bats and other weapons forced their way into a house in Larne, Co Antrim.

It happened in the Lindara area on Monday October 17.

Police received a report that at around 12.55am a group of masked males dressed in black and wearing balaclavas forced entry to a house in the area.

They were armed with baseball bats and other weapons.

A number of adults who were in the house at the time were not injured.

The masked men made off on foot in the Linn Glenn area.

Detective Sergeant Crothers said: "We are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed any suspicious activity in the area or have information about the incident to contact detectives at Larne on 101 quoting reference number CC 45 17/10/16.

"Or, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

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