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Masked men break into Belfast house and hit woman on head with gun to steal her mobile phone

Published 08/08/2015

Four masked men forced their way into a house in east Belfast overnight to steal a mobile phone.

A woman in the house, in Grove Street, off the Beersbridge Road, was hit on the head with the butt of a gun.

Detectives are investigating the incident as an aggravated burglary.

Detective Inspector Mary White said, “At around midnight, four masked men forced entry to a house and struck the female occupant on side of head with the butt of a gun, before stealing a mobile phone.

"Detectives are keen to hear from anyone who noticed anything suspicious in and around the area at this time to call the 101 number.

"Alternatively information can be passed via the independent Crimestoppers number on 0800 555 111.”

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