Man wakes to find intruder holding knife to throat
The incident occurred in the Magdala Street area of Belfast.
Police are investigating after a man was robbed at knifepoint in his home in Belfast.
The man woke in the early hours of Saturday to find a male intruder holding a knife to his throat.
The intruder took money and the man’s iPhone and then left the house, in the Magdala Street area of the city.
The victim was not injured but police say he was left badly shaken.
Detectives appeal for information following report of aggravated burglary at a house in the Magdala Street area of Belfast at approximately 4am this morning. Anyone with info call 101, quoting reference 676 01/09/18 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.— PSNI (@PoliceServiceNI) September 1, 2018
Detective Sergeant Patrick Conlan has appealed for anyone who saw the intruder in the area at around 4am.
He said: “I would appeal to anyone who noticed any suspicious activity in the area or anyone who has information that could help police with their inquiries to contact detectives at Musgrave PSNI station on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 676 of September 1.”
Information can also be provided anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.