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Burglars attack Belfast woman with hammer

A Belfast woman has been attacked by hammer-wielding burglars in her home.

The aggravated burglary took place at a flat in the Skegoneill area of the city in the early hours of Monday, July 2.

Detective Inspector McDonnell said: “We received a report at approximately 12:15 am that two men entered the property in the Queen Victoria Gardens area armed with what was described as a hammer. It was reported that the female occupant, was struck on the leg with the hammer.

“The men stole two mobile phones from the property. The first male is described as approximately 6ft in height, slim, clean shaven, wearing a grey hooded top with the hood up and dark cotton shorts. The second male is described as approximately 5ft 4” wearing a black hooded top with the hood up and black shorts."

Anyone who was in the area around this time and saw what happened is asked to contact detectives at Musgrave Police Station on the non emergency number 101, quoting reference number 57 of 02/07/18.

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