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East Belfast police appeals

A number of incidents are currently being investigated by police in east Belfast.

Burglary, Barnett’s Road

Police in east Belfast are appealing for information following a burglary which occurred some time between 9am and 8pm on Thursday, February 25, in the Barnett's Road area.

Entry to the property was forced and a number of items were taken.

They include: a gold coloured Albert chain; two gold broaches, one of which is in the shape of a thistle and the other has six interconnecting circles; a black coloured Nokia mobile phone; a quantity of euro and dollars.

Anyone who may have noticed unusual activity in the Barnett’s Road area, or who may have been offered similar goods for sale in suspicious circumstances, is asked to contact detectives.

Assault, Glenmore Street

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Police in east Belfast are investigating what they have described as a “paramilitary style assault” at a house in the Glenmore Street area.

Shortly before 1am on Saturday, February 20, a number of men, wearing balaclavas and armed with a hammer and baseball bats, forced their way into the premises.

They attacked a 22-year-old man with the weapons and he was taken to hospital for treatment.

His 23-year-old friend, who was in the house at the time of the attack, received a minor head injury during the beating although he did not need to attend hospital.

Police are appealing to anyone who noticed suspicious activity in the area at the time or who has any other information to contact them.

Anyone with information about any of these crimes can contact Musgrave Street CID on 0845 600 8000 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.