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Masked man forces entry into home of a priest

Police is Lisburn are appealing for information after a masked man forced entry into the home of a priest and demanded money.

The aggravated burglary happened at the Parochial House on Chapel Road in Glenavy, Crumlin a short time before 9pm on Tuesday night.

No money was taken during the incident.

Appealing to the public, Detective Sergeant McIntosh said: "The male occupant, who was the only one in the house at the time, was not injured during the ordeal.

"The suspect is described as being between 5’6’’ and 5’8’’ tall and was wearing a dark-coloured overcoat and wellington boots.

"We are appealing to anyone who was in the Chapel Road area between 8.45pm and 9.10pm last night and noticed any suspicious activity, or has information that may assist our investigation to contact detectives in Lisburn Criminal Investigation Branch on the non-emergency number, 101, quoting reference 1609 with the date 31/10/17, or call Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111."

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