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Man threatened by gang with knife at south Belfast house

A man has been threatened by a gang armed with a knife at a house in south Belfast.

It happened in the Cricklewood Park area on Tuesday November 21.

Detective Inspector Natalie McNally said: “Police received a report at approximately 7.20pm that three masked men had gained entry into the property. One of the men was believed to have been armed with a knife.

“It’s understood that the male occupant, who was the only person in the house at the time, was threatened by one of the males but was not injured during the ordeal. All three males subsequently fled empty handed.

“Detectives at Musgrave are asking for anyone who may have witnessed suspicious activity between 6.45pm and 7.15pm in the area, or who may have information which could help with their inquiries, to contact them on 101 quoting reference 1232 of 21/11/2017.

“Information can also be given anonymously through the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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