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Man attacked with bat during Banbridge burglary

Police have appealed for information (Joe Giddens/PA)
Police have appealed for information (Joe Giddens/PA)

A man has been attacked with a bat during an aggravated burglary in Banbridge.

The incident happened at a house on Millvale Close during the early hours of Sunday morning.

Detective Sergeant Wilson said: “It’s reported that the male occupant was assaulted by an intruder, who attacked him with a bat, at around 2am on Sunday. 

“The man sustained a cut to the side of his head and was taken to hospital for treatment to his injury.

“We are appealing to anyone with information, or who noticed any suspicious activity or vehicles in the area around that time, to contact us on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 800 of 05/05/19.” 

Information can also be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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