Man charged with aggravated burglary after man and woman attacked in Belfast home
A 39-year-old man has been charged with aggravated burglary with intent to steal after a man and a woman were attacked in their north Belfast home.
The incident took place at a house on the Ligoniel Road on Friday night.
It was reported that around 8.25pm, two masked men, one of whom was reported to have been carrying a suspected firearm, entered a house in the area and assaulted the man and woman inside.
Police have arrested a 39 year old male on suspicion of aggravated burglary following an incident at a house on Ligoniel Rd in north Belfast shortly before 8.25pm last night. Witnesses asked to call 101 quoting 1472 15/02/19.— PSNI (@PoliceServiceNI) February 16, 2019
They were not left seriously injured.
The culprits then fled along the Ligoniel Road in the direction of Thornberry.
The 39-year-old suspect was arrested a short time later on suspicion of aggravated burglary.
He is expected to appear before Belfast Magistrates Court on Monday February 18.