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Man, 83, held down as gang raid home

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The PSNI has appealed for information about the burglary

The PSNI has appealed for information about the burglary

The PSNI has appealed for information about the burglary

An 83-year-old man was held down as a gang stole cash from his home.

Three men, wearing scarves round their faces, entered the house in the Iveagh Walk area of Banbridge, Co Down, on Saturday night.

One of the men held the pensioner in a chair while the others searched the property

PSNI sergeant Stephen Wilson said: "The men fled the house with a quantity of cash.

"The man was unharmed, but left shaken by the ordeal."

Detective have urged anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area to come forward.